In light of a study published in Nature two days ago that showed how a group of video gamers can solve the crystal structure of an HIV protease online, I decided to test drive the game myself. After spending a few hours, I found the game addictive and learned extensively about protein structure and structural biology. I encourage anyone who wants to contribute to medicine by clicking on the article link above to play Foldit! There is a nice video tutorial on how to play and get started.
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