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see TurpanTurpan
or Turfan
, town and oasis (1994 est. pop. 64,300), in the Turpan depression (c.5,000 sq mi/12,950 sq km), E Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. It is an agricultural center producing cotton and cotton textiles, silk, wheat, grapes, dried fruit, and wine;
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, China.
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a city in Northwest China, in the Sinkiang-Uighur Autonomous Region, on the northern edge of the Turfan Depression. The center of a farming region. Population of Turfan and the associated county, 120,000 (1971). Turfan is a transportation center on the Kansu-Sinkiang highway. Petroleum is extracted and refined in the area. The city has a plant that manufactures agricultural equipment, a cement plant, a saltworks, and food-processing plants.

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The Tulufan gamecock was the most variable breed with 12 haplogroups from 14 samples.
The breed pairwise Fst values varied from 0.038 (p = 0.126) for Tulufan and Henan to 0.610 (p<0.01) for Zhangzhou and Luxi (Table 2).
The migration rates ([N.sub.e]m) ranged from 0.320 (Zhangzhou and Luxi) to 12.668 (Henan and Tulufan) (Table 2), indicating admixture among breeds is quite common.
The breeds in the north and center of China, Tulufan, Luxi and Henan, cluster together into haplogroup I, suggesting that they may have originated from the same common ancestor.
(Urumchi: Xinjiang meishu shying chubanshe, 1996); and Tulufan mukamu/Turpan muqami (Turpan muqam), edited by Shanshan xian renmin zhengfu wentiju (Beijing: Minzu chubanshe, 1999).
(9.) Hou Jie and Wu Meilin, comp, and annot, Tulufan chutu zhuanzhi jizhu (Chengdu: Bashu shushe.
Dunhuang Tulufan yanjiu [Journal of the Dunhuang and Turfan Studies] 11: 71-99.