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Age: 2,864.6 ± 2,728.8; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: C11143T
Parent Branch: H15a1
Descendant branch(s): H15a1a1


Haplogroup H15a1a is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who founded this line lived between 100 and 5,600 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.

14H15a1aC11143TReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15H15a1aC11143TReleased 30 Sep 2012
16H15a1aC11143TReleased 19 Feb 2014
17H15a1aC11143TReleased 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
Hap5001250Behar et al., 2012bH15a1a:57H15a1a:56.1C, 309.1C, 315.1C, 16366, 16519
Hap5003722Behar et al., 2012bnoneH15a1a:315.1C, 16519
Hap5020858Derenko et al., 2013H15a1a:57H15a1a:56.1C, 309.1CC, 315.1C, 5590, 12702, 15886, 16366, 16519
Hap5022196Palanichamy et al., 2004H15a1a:57H15a1a:57G, 204, 309.1C, 315.1C, 709, 14180, 16366, 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
Hap10007324United StatesUnited StatesRussiaRussia
Hap10007980United StatesUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10010676United StatesPortugalPortugalPortugal
Hap10013189United KingdomUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Hap10014750United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10016546United StatesUnited StatesCzech RepublicCzech Republic
Hap10017704United StatesUnited StatesGreeceGreece
Hap10029783United StatesUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10034750United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10037233United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10040301United KingdomUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom

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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