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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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That didn't stop me though, as well as the lanterns and the twinkly lights I went a bit mad for glow-in-the-dark pathway markers.
Although he began as a teeny-bop god and was loved for his twinkly smile, not to mention his professional partnership with fellow Wham
Are his eyes more twinkly than usual, or is it just us?
50PM Claire Danes is a fallen star - the twinkly kind - in a fantasy land.
HOLLYOAKS Mon-Fri C4 It's wedding time for flashy newcomer Porsche, who looklike a Barbie crossed with a Christmas tree fairy in her twinkly meringue.
For twinkly, shimmering eyes, opt for a super-sparkly metallic shade.
Great British Bake off (BBC2, 8pm) Having survived weeks of whisking, kneading and icing, under the blue-steel gaze of Paul Hollywood and twinkly but stern Mary Berry, plus the puns of comics Mel and Sue, the original dozen contestants have been whittled down to just three - medic James, law student John and grumpy Bernard.
The real cost of maintaining the wind turbines vastly outweighing their revenue that they generate and now, taken away the free parking over Christmas for a few twinkly lights.
For once, James Nesbitt stopped his twinkly Irish charm thing.
Not only does it instantly refresh tired peepers, it really makes them look bright and twinkly -- just what every girl needs after a night on the tiles.
Thanks to a twinkly Kate Hudson and a crinkly Joan Cusack, ``Helen'' is actually a slight cut above some of Marshall's other movies - that is, until the filmmakers go to the Well of Manufactured Conflicts once too often and the movie dissolves into a puddle of effortless resolutions.