Encyclopedia of mtDNA Origins

  • A A

    Haplogroup A is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. It is a child of major haplogroup N. It was likely born in East Asia around 24,000 years ago. (Behar et al., 2012b). Through historic travels, members of this line live across East Asia and the Americas.

    People: Native Americans Places: Asia, North America, and South America


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