Lop Nur

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Lop Nur

 (lŏp′ no͝or′) also Lop Nor (nôr′)
A marshy depression of northwest China in the Tarim Basin east of the Taklamakan Desert. It was once a large salt lake.
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The Lopnur, Barchuq and Yengsar breeds were not clustered with other sheep breeds of China, but with Morkaraman of Turkey.
The breeds like Lopnur, Yengsar, Kuchar, Qaghiliq, Hotan and Barchuq were clustered with Turkey and Israel sheep breeds.
This study provided molecular evidences of genetic diversities in Xinjiang local sheep, which may have multiple maternal origins, which not only related to Kazak, Mongolian and Tibetan origin, but also to other two ancestors of Lopnur and Kuchar.