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Age: 13,093.8 ± 4,949.5; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: C11059T
Parent Branch: D4g2a
Descendant branch(s): D4g2a1a D4g2a1b D4g2a1c


Haplogroup D4g2a1 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who founded this line lived between 8,100 and 18,000 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.

01D4g2a1546 8994 11059 14793 16223Released 27 Aug 2008
02D4g2a1546 8994 11059 14793 16223Released 14 Oct 2008
04D4g2a1546 8994 11059 14793 16223Released 10 May 2009
05D4g2a1546 8994 11059 14793 16223Released 8 Jul 2009
06D4g2a1546 8994 11059 14793 16223!Released 28 Sep 2009
07D4g2a111059Released 10 Nov 2009
08D4g2a111059Released 21 Mar 2010
09D4g2a111059Released 20 Jun 2010
10D4g2a111059Released 10 Aug 2010
11D4g2a111059Released 7 Feb 2011
12D4g2a111059Released 20 Jul 2011
13D4g2a111059Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14D4g2a1C11059TReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15D4g2a1C11059TReleased 30 Sep 2012
16D4g2a1C11059TReleased 19 Feb 2014
17D4g2a1C11059TReleased 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
Hap5016568Derenko et al., 2010noneD4g2a1:309.1C, 315.1C, 10694
Hap5016571Derenko et al., 2010D4g2a1:13105D4g2a1:309.1CC, 315.1C, 14650, 16519
Hap5016624Derenko et al., 2010D4g2a1:13105D4g2a1:309.1C, 315.1C, 14650, 16519
Hap5018111Liu et al., 2012D4g2a1:11914, 16274D4g2a1:309.1C, 315.1C, 3150, 5656R, 8462, 9156
Hap5018204Liu et al., 2012D4g2a1:11914, 16274D4g2a1:309.1C, 315.1C, 3150, 8462, 9156
Hap5022524Zheng et al., 2011D4g2a1:16311D4g2a1:263, 5655, 9007, 12372, 15085, 16169, 16519

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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