Age: 7,905.2 ± 4,156.1; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: undetermined
Mutations: C4221a
Parent Branch: H
Descendant branch(s): H73a


Haplogroup H73 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 3,700 and 12,100 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 H73 C4221a Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 H73 C4221a Released 30 Sep 2012
16 H73 C4221a Released 19 Feb 2014
17 H73 C4221a 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
Hap5001777 Behar et al., 2012b none H73:309.1CC, 315.1C, 16213

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
Hap10010417 United States Turkey Unspecified Turkey
Hap10010496 United States United States Greece Greece
Hap10012406 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Hap10012641 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Hap10026817 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Hap10027105 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Hap10030116 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Hap10039308 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified

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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