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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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Love always, Amanda and Joanne xx The twinkliest star in the sky our Nana.
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Three assists, a header against the post, another shot that brought a superb save from Taylor, and the twinkliest toes in sight.