The protein in this puzzle is a glycoprotein which has been linked to polycystic kidney disease in humans. The puzzle protein is called a PKD domain. "PKD" stands for "polycystic kidney disease" and "domain" refers to a section of protein that is found as a component of other, larger proteins.
The puzzle consists of the following amino acid sequence:
This sequence is found in the following Protein Data Bank entry:
- 1B4R (chain A, offset -7)
This puzzle does not have any disulfide bridges.
This puzzle does not have any ligands.
This puzzle has a single chain.
See players' solutions from previous visits to 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|
|73: Polycystein||08/21/08||9,782||zim57||9,836||gauchomurphy||9,821||Another Hour Another Point|
|770: Revisiting Puzzle 73: Polycystein||09/04/13||10,099||Alistair69||10,114||nicobul||10,114||L'Alliance Francophone|
|1089: Revisiting Puzzle 73: Polycystein||05/25/15||8,738||mirp||8,742||Galaxie||8,742||Anthropic Dreams|
|1292: Revisiting Puzzle 73: Polycystein||10/12/16||9,393||retiredmichael||9,396||smilingone||9,396||Beta Folders|
|1556: Revisiting Puzzle 73: Polycystein||08/08/18||10,614||reefyrob||10,617||LociOiling||10,617||Beta Folders|
|1743: Revisiting Puzzle 73: Polycystein||10/16/19||10,706||ZeroLeak7||10,709||ZeroLeak7||10,709||Go Science|