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Age: Undetermined
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: A189G C12891T A13893G G14323A C16239T
Parent Branch: L1b
Descendant branch(s): L1b2a


Haplogroup L1b2 is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

Phylotree History is the maternal (mtDNA) tree of humanity. It is maintained by Dr. Mannis Van Oven. Each build is a major update to the tree. The current build is #17.

13L1b2189 12891 13893 14323 16239Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14L1b2A189G C12891T A13893G G14323A C16239TReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15L1b2A189G C12891T A13893G G14323A C16239TReleased 30 Sep 2012
16L1b2A189G C12891T A13893G G14323A C16239TReleased 19 Feb 2014
17L1b2A189G C12891T A13893G G14323A C16239TReleased 18 Feb 2016

GenBank Samples

GenBank is a database of genetic sequence data. It is run by the United States National Institute of Health. It serves as the main repository for mtDNA full sequence profiles. Samples come both from published academic literature and donations from genetic genealogy community members. In addition to GenBank samples, listings below may include other samples published but not submitted to GenBank such as those from the HapMap project.

Note: GenBank results currently use Phylotree build 16. I am working on changing resuts over to build 17.

Hg IDPublicationMissing VariantsAdditional Variants
Hap5018571Barbieri et al., 2012aL1b2:16293L1b2:315.1C, 8605, 9650, 15734
Hap5018659Barbieri et al., 2012aL1b2:16293L1b2:309N, 310N, 7775, 8605, 14569, 14632, 15734
Hap5018776Barbieri et al., 2012aL1b2:16293L1b2:152, 199, 513N, 523-524d, 1673, 9305, 11902C, 16042, 16166
Hap5023055Zheng et al., 2012noneL1b2:6040, 11812, 13470, 14152, 16292

Geno 2.0 Data

Data from Geno 2.0 is derived from the The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project — the DAR. The Hg ID is specific to this site and is used to protect the identities of those who take part in Genographic research. Birth Country, Mother's Birth Country, and Maternal Grandmother's Birth Country have been normalized from DAR database fields. The Maternal Origin is determined based on the three previous fields.

Note: Geno 2.0 results currently use Phylotree build 16. I am working on changing resuts over to build 17.

Hg IDBirth
Birth Country
Maternal Grandmother's
Birth Country
Hap10067030Cape VerdeCape VerdeCape VerdeCape Verde
Hap10067034Trinidad and TobagoFrench TerritoriesFrench TerritoriesFrench Territories
Hap10067035United StatesSudanSudanSudan
Hap10067036United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10067037United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10067039United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States

If you use the information in this table, please credit both this site and The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project.

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