As the name implies, the protein in this puzzle is a component of collagen, a protein found in connective tissue. The puzzle protein is not a complete collagen, but the "Kunitz-type domain from the alpha3 chain of human type VI collagen".
The puzzle protein has 55 segments with the sequence:
This sequence is found in this Protein Data Bank entry:
The puzzle protein can have three disulfide bridges, identified in 2KNT as 5-55, 14-38, and 30-51. In recent visits to this puzzle, each bridge is awarded a bonus of 250 points. Since the matching PDB entries start with an additional residue, subtract one to get the Foldit segment number.
The recipe Bridge Wiggle v 1.2.1 - Brow42 accepts the bridges in this format:
4,54 13,37 29,50
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|
|96: Collagen||10/20/08||9,072||Steven Pletsch||9,133||g_s||9,133||Another Hour Another Point|
|842: Revisiting Puzzle 96: Collagen||02/12/14||8,950||retiredmichael||8,958||dembones||8,958||Contenders|
|1151: Revisiting Puzzle 96: Collagen||10/28/15||9,384||gitwut||9,384||gitwut||9,384||Contenders|
|1368: Revisiting Puzzle 96: Collagen||04/27/17||9,557||Timo van der Laan||9,546||kabubi||9,557||Void Crushers|
|1630: Revisiting Puzzle 96: Collagen||02/06/19||10,226||Aubade01||10,210||Galaxie||10,210||Anthropic Dreams|
|1810: Revisiting Puzzle 96: Collagen||03/18/20||10,222||Serca||10,186||fpc||10,222||Go Science|