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Beginner Puzzle (<150): Docking Design
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Name: Beginner Puzzle (<150): Docking Design
Status: Active
Created: 01/27/2014
Points: 100
Expires: 06/29/2017 - 23:00
Difficulty: Beginner
Description: We are giving you a helix positioned over a hydrophobic groove where binding occurs in nature. You can mutate any residue on the helix but none on the native binding region. Try to look for favorable hydrophobic interactions in this groove while maintaining the helix. For players with fewer than 150 global points.

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If you are new to Foldit, here are detailed instructions to get you started:
http://fold.it/portal/node/988864
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If you want to fold proteins, know that there are many ways to play and this variety is the main value of Foldit :
- try all puzzles not only "Beginners" ones,
- fold first the ones you like the most,
- try it by yourself to understand what works and what doesn't,
- ask for tips in global chat when you think you don't understand something.

Make sure you have followed these tutorials:
- Lonely Sheets,
- Lock and Lower,
- Rebuild,
- Structure and Rebuild,
- Movin' Along,
- Control over Clashing,
- Intro to Design,
- Swappin' Sidechains,
- Mass Mutate,
- Insertion and Deletion

before starting this puzzle.

Categories: Beginner

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1spode 83 2447  8,984
2spritz1992 83 98  8,920
3Deblagoth 83 2447  8,914
4goldfish80 83 194  8,901
5ProHarTius 83 1128  8,891


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