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1337: Revisiting Puzzle 87: Zinc Binding Protein
Status: Closed


Name: 1337: Revisiting Puzzle 87: Zinc Binding Protein
Status: Closed
Created: 02/02/2017
Points: 100
Expired: 02/10/2017 - 18:00
Difficulty: Intermediate
Description: This is a throwback puzzle to the early days of Foldit. This small peptide is part of a larger protein that helps to regulate cell division, and is very important in early embryonic development. The protein is modeled here as in a reduced environment, so no disulfide bonds are expected to form. We are revisiting old Foldit puzzles so we can see how useful the recent additions to the game have been.

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Puzzle not showing in client puzzle menu

This puzzle is not showing up for me in the puzzle menu of newly opened clients.

Joined: 09/24/2012
Groups: Go Science
same for me

Only on puzzle page. It's a recurrent problem, see feedback.

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same (of course)

and it certainly is recurrent.

I wonder how many times the same issue has to appear B4 the fix is done when the puzzle is posted.

Even when the puzzle is posted late.

Joined: 06/06/2013
Groups: Gargleblasters
weekend special :)

glad we have the same weekend special again. Can we have a new one next weekend please. Only good thing is that I will be top 10 on 1335 this weekend LOL. Also, totally unranked on 1337.

Joined: 09/24/2012
Groups: Go Science
Would it be different with ligand?

I just wonder if the solution would be differeny if we had the zinc ligand inside of the puzzle

Joined: 06/06/2013
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re missing ligand

Bruno -- of course it would be different. Question right now is do you want points or a science answer. Your recipe works fine

Joined: 09/24/2012
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Disordered protein in context

This is like a semi-disordered protein.
Reading this paper in Forum (http://fold.it/portal/node/2003337) I'm wondering if we would have more chance to find (with Foldit points) a better possible "structure" if the context (molecule or other protein) were given.
May be a question for Science Chat instead.

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