The toxin in this puzzle is from the venom of the black mamba, Dendroaspis polylepis polylepis. The long list of symptoms of a black mamba bite include ptosis, bulbar palsy, miosis, paresthesia, dysarthria, dysphagia, dyspnea, fasciculations, ataxia, vertigo, and goosebumps.
The puzzle protein has 80 segments with the sequence:
This sequence is found in these Protein Data Bank entries:
- 1IMT (chain A, offset 0)
The puzzle protein can have five disulfide bridges, identified in 1IMT as 7-19, 13-31, 18,59, 41-67, and 61-77. In recent visits to this puzzle, each bridge is awarded a bonus of 250 points.
The recipe Bridge Wiggle v 1.2.1 - Brow42 accepts the bridges in this format:
7,19 13,31 18,59 41,67 61,77
This puzzle does not have any ligands.
This puzzle has a single chain.
See players' solutions from previous visits this puzzle:
Complete series of revisits with top scores:
|puzzle||closed||top solo score||top solo||top evo score||top evo||top group score||top group||comments|
|114: Black Mamba||12/19/08||9,612||Steven Pletsch||9,721||jandersonlee||9,271||Void Crushers|
|869: Revisiting Puzzle 114: Black Mamba||04/09/14||8,935||karstenw||8,981||Galaxie||8,981||Anthropic Dreams|
|1167: Revisiting Puzzle 114: Black Mamba||12/16/16||10,231||Timo van der Laan||10,241||smilingone||10,241||Beta Folders|
|1388: Revisiting Puzzle 114: Black Mamba||06/15/17||10,294||Galaxie||10,297||Galaxie||10,297||Anthropic Dreams|
|1651: Revisiting Puzzle 114: Black Mamba||03/27/19||11,249||LociOiling||11,251||smilingone||11,251||Beta Folders|
|1833: Revisiting Puzzle 114: Black Mamba||05/08/20||11,268||dcrwheeler||11,271||dhallion||11,271||Go Science|