Heliomicin is an anti-fungal protein produced by the moth Heliothis virescens, commonly known as the tobacco budworm. Heliomicin is a type of defensin, proteins which guard against fungi, bacteria, and viruses.
The puzzle protein has 44 segments with the sequence:
The sequence is found in this Protein Data Bank entry:
- 1I2U (chain A, offset 0)
The puzzle protein can have three disulfide bridges, identified in 1I2U as 7-32, 18-40, and 22-42. 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:
7,32 18,40 22,42
This puzzle does not have any ligands.
This puzzle has a single chain.
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