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Age: Undetermined
Origin: South America
Mutations: T6216C G14476A C16291T
Parent Branch: A2
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup A2ab 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.

14A2abT6216C G14476A C16291TReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15A2abT6216C G14476A C16291TReleased 30 Sep 2012
16A2abT6216C G14476A C16291TReleased 19 Feb 2014
17A2abT6216C G14476A C16291TReleased 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
Hap5001950Behar et al., 2012bnoneA2ab:207, 309.1C, 315.1C, 489, 523-524d, 2246, 16519
Hap5007082Fagundes et al., 2008A2ab:16278A2ab:315.1C, 523-524d, 1287, 7732, 10589, 16519
Hap5007090Fagundes et al., 2008A2ab:14476A2ab:207, 310.1T, 317G, 523-524d, 2246, 16519
Hap5008448Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016noneA2ab:309.1C, 315.1C, 523-524d, 5228, 14065, 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
Hap10041585United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10041586United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10041587United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10041588United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited 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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Last Updated: Last updated: December 6, 2017 at 20:08 pm


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