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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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Hurt, she accepts a date with a tall, good-looking blond local (Peter Greene) who turns their table talk from marital discontent to murder in the twinkling of an eye.

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