process of protein folding, while critical and fundamental to
virtually all of biology, remains a mystery.
It is known that when proteins do not fold correctly, there can
be serious effects, including many well known diseases, such as
Alzheimer's, Mad Cow (CJD), ALS, Parkinson's disease and various types of cancer. By running
the Folding@Home client on your computer, your spare processing
cycles can help find a cure for these diseases!
a group, the scores we generate count towards a team total and
add a Mac voice to the Folding community.
the "Start Folding" button in the upper right of this page and we will
get you started! We are Team MacOS X and our team number is 1971.