The protein in this puzzle is a saposin, a family of proteins found in the lysosomes of plants and animals. This particular protein is identified as NK-lysin or NKL, and is found in a member of the pig family, the wild boar Sus scrofa. NKL shows high anti-bacterial activity against common bacteria such as E. coli.
The puzzle protein has 78 segments with the sequence:
This sequence is found in this Protein Data Bank entry:
- 1NKL (chain A, offset 0)
The puzzle protein can have three disulfide bridges, identified in 1NKL as 4-76, 7-70, and 35-45. 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:
4,76 7,70 35,45
This puzzle does not have any ligands.
This puzzle has a single chain.
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