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Beginner Puzzle (<15): Headpiece Domain of Chicken Villin
Status: Closed

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3ChristianK 62 2044 Go Science9,54399
4Phyx 41 30  9,53098
5Morus 62 2044  9,52697
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8rsladew 62 2044 Richard Dawkins Foundation9,51295
9Ashrai 62 2044  9,50894
10edutrevisol 62 2044  9,50694
11MyNameIsNeo 62 2044  9,49493
12GhychCtyq 62 2044  9,49293
13gannit 62 2044  9,48092
14arjief 62 2044  9,47391
15plewanda 62 2044  9,47291
16Chet Long 62 2044  9,46690
17Ruathim 62 2044  9,46190
18Shaded Knight 62 2044  9,46089
19Hekinox 62 2044  9,45489
20loveaddiction 62 2044  9,44688
21Anfinsen_slept_here 62 535  9,44587
22Nharah 62 2044  9,43987
23Sooden 62 2044  9,43986
24chemiker 62 2044  9,43886
25panthael 62 2044  9,43785


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If you are new to Foldit, here are detailed instructions to get you started:
http://fold.it/portal/node/988864

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."

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If you want to fold proteins, know that there are many way to play and this variety is the main value of Foldit :
- try all puzzles not only "beginners" one,
- fold first the ones you like the most,
- try by yourself to understand what works and what doesn't,
- make your own strategy and at least try more than one, here some other strategies to play QTTN http://foldit.wikia.com/wiki/101_-_Puzzle_Levels_and_Types,
- ask for tips in global when you think you doesn't understand something.

Make sure you have followed these tutorials:
- lonely sheets,
- lock and lower,
- rebuild,
- structure and rebuild,
- quest to the native
- control over clashing
before starting this puzzle.

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