[Strategy Market] there is only one best solution?

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Ok the question I'm asking myself is if there are 5 designs possible that solve the lab perfectly are they almost identical - or quite different.

So if for each lab you take the top winning design and put that on it's synthesis score.
and then give every other design for the same lab candidate that score minus 1 for each base change

then we should find out if being 'like the winner' is actually an indication of how well they perform in the lab.
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Edward Lane

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Jeehyung Lee, Alum

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Hi Edward,

theoretically, there can be many different sequences that can solve the same puzzle - in fact, there are many RNAs in ribosomes that fold into the same structure with different shapes. How many solutions are there for a puzzle? That's something we can't tell for sure, but I would guess it has a correlation with the difficulty of the shape.