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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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Muscat: Amazing 10-year-old talent Shihab Al Habsi burst on the karting scene with twinkling eyes by winning 125 Micro Max category at the UAE Rotax Max Challenge 2013-14 Round 1 race at the Al Ain raceway.
In Doppler mode a kidney stone can appear brightly coloured and twinkling. The reason for this is unknown, but Crum and Bailey are working to understand what causes the Twinkling Artifact image.
"When my work is done "I shall be gone "But your splendid array of twinkling in the skies "Will be the magical wonder in all men's eyes."
This random refraction makes the star look as though it is moving a bit and our eyes interpret this as twinkling.
Proud dad-of-four, Bobby Sually, describes the newest addition to their family as their very own "little twinkling star".
Other homes may be built in outer space and provide their families with a view of twinkling stars.
the 20 Indoor Clear Lights; the 80 Indoor Multicolour Fairy Lights; the 50 Indoor Twinkling Multicolour Lights;
LA VIE EN ROSEThese twinkling roses, made by hand, will bring a pretty glow to Indian summer evenings.