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Beginner Puzzle (<150): Symmetry Design
Status: Closed

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Name: Beginner Puzzle (<150): Symmetry Design
Status: Closed
Created: 01/27/2014
Points: 100
Expired: 09/15/2016 - 23:00
Difficulty: Beginner
Description: This is a small symmetric trimer design puzzle. A symmetric protein relies not only on how well folded each part is, but also on how well they interface together. Your changes will be reflected in the symmetric unit. Make sure you have completed Intro Puzzle 5-2, and 7-1 through 7-4. For players with fewer than 150 global points.

START HERE:

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

Top Groups

RankGroupScorePoints
1Void Crushers11,2110
2Natural Abilities11,0360
3Beta Folders10,7080
4Go Science10,2940
5Gargleblasters10,0430

Top Soloists

RankPlayerGroupScorePoints
1Madde 90 1808 Void Crushers11,211100
2Mr_Jolty 90 1808 Natural Abilities11,03695
3polly66017 90 1808  10,88089
4MSrdic 90 1808  10,85184
5randomlil 90 1808 Beta Folders10,70879


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Developed by: UW Center for Game Science, UW Institute for Protein Design, Northeastern University, Vanderbilt University Meiler Lab, UC Davis
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