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A 684-residue mitochondrial protein involved in mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) metabolism, which may function as an adenine nucleotide-dependent DNA helicase and be a key regulator of mtDNA copy number in mammals. Twinkle is thought to be critical for lifetime maintenance of mtDNA integrity
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You can easily imagine yourself a time traveler when, strolling along the ancient sidewalks, observing the cream-colored architecture, in the twinkling of an eye you find yourself visiting a vibrant designer's mall.
Arguably, England's most important and ambitious contribution to the visual arts is "garden design," whereby entire forests, hills, and lakes can be created and destroyed in the twinkling of an eye.
body at tremendous speeds, propel himself vertically and horizontally, and change direction in the twinkling of an eye - while maintaining perfect body control.

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