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1482: Medium Monomer Design
Status: Closed


1Beta Folders10,380100
3Anthropic Dreams10,28844
4Void Crushers10,23827
5Go Science10,19716
6L'Alliance Francophone10,0489
8Marvin's bunch9,3223
9BIOL 4030 - Winter 20188,7071
11LEC Metabolites7,9251
12Trinity Biology7,8561
13DSN @ Home7,6251

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Residue IE Score: Monitors that all PHE, TYR, and TRP residues are scoring well.

Core Existence: Ensures that at least 30% of the residues are buried in the core of your design.

Secondary Structure: Checks that no more than 50% of residues are in helices; penalties are incurred if more than 50% of residues form helices.

Secondary Structure Design: Penalizes all CYS residues. Penalizes GLY, ALA residues in sheets; penalizes GLY, ALA, SER, THR in helices.

Residue Count: Penalizes extra residues inserted beyond the starting 85 70. Players may use up to 105 90 residues in total.

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Something wrong with the filters?

It shows I have 75 residues, and it says it's 5 over the limit of 70. I haven't added any so what you've said above about starting with 85 is incorrect, also.

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Looks like it started with 75...

I'm seeing 75 segments at the start, and was able to add up to 90. Looks like the comment in the filters was copied from another puzzle.

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You're right, there are some problems with this puzzle's setup. The puzzle should probably have started with 70 residues.

Since the puzzle is still technically functional, we won't bother pulling and reposting it; I've edited the comment and puzzle description above.

To clarify: Every additional residue beyond 70 will incur a 23 point penalty, and a maximum of 90 residues are allowed.

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