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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.
This modern adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Emperor's New Clothes will be another delight after the first two twinkly offerings.
Although he began as a teeny-bop god and was loved for his twinkly smile, not to mention his professional partnership with fellow Wham!-ster Andrew Ridgeley, Michael would like to be remembered not for scandal, but for music.
His feral brother Lee - a twinkly eyed, menacing Johnny Flynn - seen most recently in ITV's Vanity Fair, literally stumbles back into his life, beer bottle in hand.
"She was really sweet and very twinkly. I think she's great; she might fancy me" Actor Alex Jennings on meeting the Duchess of Cornwall.
FIRST DATES: THE PROPOSAL (Channel 4, 9pm) BEAMING from ear to ear, his twinkly eyes all lit up, the First Dates restaurant Maitre d' Fred, below, is a hopeless romantic - and he's the reason this charming series is such a hit.
Are his eyes more twinkly than usual, or is it just us?
Paddy My twins Leo and Penelope are still a bit young, but they love the twinkly lights and wrapping paper.
For twinkly, shimmering eyes, opt for a super-sparkly metallic shade.
It was misty, rainy and blowing a gale but up there, with the twinkly lights of our city laid out below us and the grand buildings all lit up to the night sky, I had a real lump in my throat.
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.