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Beginner Puzzle (<150): Mini Arabidopsis Multi-Start Puzzle
Status: Closed

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Name: Beginner Puzzle (<150): Mini Arabidopsis Multi-Start Puzzle
Status: Closed
Created: 01/27/2014
Points: 100
Expired: 10/09/2014 - 23:00
Difficulty: Beginner
Description: This small unsolved Arabidopsis protein only has 59 residues and negatively controls the biosynthesis of starch in plants and regulates leaf and seed composition. We are giving you 5 starts for this puzzle. Resetting the puzzle will cycle through these 5 Zhang server predictions. They are also in the Alignment Tool so you can use partial threading as well as an extended chain. 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,
- Control over Clashing,
and especially:
- Alignin' Sequences

before starting this puzzle.

Categories: Beginner

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new gamer/want to play for science

please help me get started

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Welcome to Foldit! Please read the above description

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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