Age: 6,561.7 ± 2,707.9; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: C16290T
Parent Branch: V1
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup V1b is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 3,900 and 9,300 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 V1b C16290T Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 V1b C16290T Released 30 Sep 2012
16 V1b C16290T Released 19 Feb 2014
17 V1b C16290T 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
Hap5002296 Behar et al., 2012b none V1b:309.1CC, 315.1C, 16092
Hap5003700 Behar et al., 2012b none V1b:309.1C, 315.1C, 3711, 10322, 11447, 16126, 16233, 16519
Hap5003992 Behar et al., 2012b V1b:10915, 11914 V1b:217, 309.1C, 315.1C, 8901, 11167, 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
Hap10097100 United Kingdom United Kingdom France France
Hap10097101 United States United States Germany Germany
Hap10097102 United States United States United States United States
Hap10097103 Canada Canada Unspecified Canada
Hap10097104 United States United States Unspecified United States
Hap10097105 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Hap10097106 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Hap10097107 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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