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Age: 11,596.8 ± 4,401.1; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: A8116G C16187T!
Parent Branch: D1
Descendant branch(s): D1g1 D1g2 D1g3 D1g4 D1g5 D1g6


Haplogroup D1g is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who founded this line lived between 7,200 and 16,000 years ago (Behar et al 2012b).

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.

13D1greservedReleased 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14D1gA8116G C16187T!Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15D1gA8116G C16187T!Released 30 Sep 2012
16D1gA8116G C16187T!Released 19 Feb 2014
17D1gA8116G C16187T!Released 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
Hap5005568Bodner et al., 2012noneD1g:140, 234, 315.1C, 1393, 5252, 5492, 5899.1C, 6713, 16311Y, 16519
Hap5005587Bodner et al., 2012D1g:11914D1g:70, 199, 315.1C, 7598, 14148, 16093, 16249

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

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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mtDNA Consultants

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