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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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I'm sorry folks but we are all going to have to huddle around the wireless and take in our national side in action away from old Blighty just like we did when Sir Stanley Matthews lacked a knighthood and had the 'twinkliest' pair of feet on the planet.
Love always, Amanda and Joanne xx The twinkliest star in the sky our Nana.
OVER the course of the season Thierry Henry will probably emerge as the twinkliest (is that a word?) star in the Premiership firmament (or that?), but right now Cristiano Ronaldo is the player I'd pay good money to see above all others.