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Age: 10,294.4 ± 3,036.9; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: C456T
Parent Branch: H
Descendant branch(s): H36 H5


Haplogroup H5'36 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 7,300 and 13,300 years (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.

04H5'36456Released 10 May 2009
05H5'36456Released 8 Jul 2009
06H5'36456Released 28 Sep 2009
07H5'36456Released 10 Nov 2009
08H5'36456Released 21 Mar 2010
09H5'36456Released 20 Jun 2010
10H5'36456Released 10 Aug 2010
11H5'36456Released 7 Feb 2011
12H5'36456Released 20 Jul 2011
13H5'36456Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14H5'36C456TReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15H5'36C456TReleased 30 Sep 2012
16H5'36C456TReleased 19 Feb 2014
17H5'36C456TReleased 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
Hap5000789Behar et al., 2012aH5'36:16311H5'36:315.1C, 2857, 7642, 7976, 8291, 11974, 14560R, 15139, 16093, 16304G, 16519
Hap5000836Behar et al., 2012anoneH5'36:315.1C, 16233, 16519
Hap5013855Santoro et al., 2010H5'36:146, 195H5'36:195A, 7364, 11965, 16362, 16519
Hap5022819Zheng et al., 2012noneH5'36:13327T, 14180, 16239, 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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