puzzle picture
Beginner Puzzle (<150): Potato Multicystatin
Status: Closed


Name: Beginner Puzzle (<150): Potato Multicystatin
Status: Closed
Created: 07/18/2012
Points: 100
Expired: 08/20/2012 - 23:00
Difficulty: Beginner
Description: This is a Beginner puzzle for new players that have recently completed the Intro Puzzles. The starting model is completely wrong, can you use the Foldit tools you just learned to fix the model and match the guide? For players with fewer than 150 global points.
Categories: Beginner

Top Groups

2Go Science9,37078
5Richard Dawkins Foundation9,06634

Top Evolvers

1greepski 46 1458 Gargleblasters9,787100
2Jpilkington 46 1458 Gargleblasters9,56198

Top Soloists

1MSCthulhu 46 1458  10,135100
2greepski 46 1458 Gargleblasters10,11498
3Bloodfly 46 1458  9,80695
4djbrown79 46 1458  9,59793
5edpalas 46 1458  9,55491

Need this puzzle? Log in to download.  


beta_helix's picture
User offline. Last seen 3 days 12 hours ago. Offline
Joined: 05/09/2008
Groups: None

If you are new to Foldit, here are detailed instructions to get you started:

HINT: If you are having trouble with this puzzle, try using the "Align Guide" tool:

By right clicking on a region of the protein (not the guide) it will pull up a menu with 6 tools. The bottom right one is "Align Guide". Clicking on it will align the native guide to the region of the protein you selected.
This will help you see what sections on your protein correspond to the guide!

Working with the guide is much more user friendly when you use the advanced viewing options.
In the game click on Menu->General Options and select "Show Advanced GUI" and click Done.
Click on View, turn on 'Show Outline,' set the background color to white, and view stubs on the sidechains, view the guide, and set color relative to guide. Turn all the other view options off."

For even more info: http://foldit.wikia.com/wiki/Tlaloc%27s_Strategy#Technique_for_Matching_a_Guide

User login
Download links:
  Windows    OSX    Linux  
(10.12 or later)

Are you new to Foldit? Click here.

Are you a student? Click here.

Are you an educator? Click here.
Social Media

Only search fold.it
Other Games: Mozak
Recommend Foldit
Top New Users

Developed by: UW Center for Game Science, UW Institute for Protein Design, Northeastern University, Vanderbilt University Meiler Lab, UC Davis
Supported by: DARPA, NSF, NIH, HHMI, Amazon, Microsoft, Adobe, Boehringer Ingelheim, RosettaCommons