3-D Molecular Structure of Synaptic Developmental Protein Complex (image) DGIST (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) Share Print E-Mail Caption Molecular Structure of Synapse Regulatory Protein binding Neuroligin-2 and MDGA1. Through protein crystallography, researchers were able to derive a key region that plays a pivotal role in the binding and function of the two proteins. Credit DGIST Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.