Age: 3,273.2 ± 2,301.3; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: C9773T T11662C
Parent Branch: H6a1a2
Descendant branch(s): H6a1a2b1


Haplogroup H6a1a2b is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 1,000 and 5,600 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

Phylotree History

Phylotree.org 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.

Build# Called Mutations Notes
14 H6a1a2b C9773T T11662C Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 H6a1a2b C9773T T11662C Released 30 Sep 2012
16 H6a1a2b C9773T T11662C Released 19 Feb 2014
17 H6a1a2b C9773T T11662C 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 ID Publication Missing Variants Additional Variants
Hap5000793 Behar et al., 2012a H6a1a2b:146, 16482 H6a1a2b:309.1CC, 315.1C, 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 ID Birth
Birth Country
Maternal Grandmother's
Birth Country
Hap10002032 United States United States United States United States
Hap10002779 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Hap10012875 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Hap10013134 United States Canada Canada Canada
Hap10019247 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Hap10021474 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Hap10025246 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Hap10027972 Latvia Latvia Latvia Latvia
Hap10035545 Netherlands Netherlands Unspecified Netherlands
Hap10036446 United States United States United States United States
Hap10037068 United States United States Norway Norway
Hap10039698 United States United States United States United 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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