Encyclopedia of mtDNA Origins

  • H15 H15

    Haplogroup H15 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 6,000 and 11,400 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

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    As many of you know, Phylotree has not been updated in several years. While I support Phylotree and Dr. Van Oven’s efforts, he has not answered emails in some time either. This is so for both many of you and for myself.

     
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  • Y-DNA Testing for Genetic Genealogy Y-DNA Testing for Genetic Genealogy

    Y-chromosome DNA, Y-DNA, testing for genetic genealogy is both the second most common type of DNA testing for genealogy and the second type of DNA test to be used in academics to study population histories.


     
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    Human existence, our beginnings, trace back to Africa. For over a million years, we have traveled within and away from our homeland. Those travels have built upon one another and created our modern cultures.


     
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    An mtDNA test (mitochondrial DNA test) is used for maternal genealogy. MtDNA is passed from a mother to her children. Thus, it traces a direct maternal line. Both men and women can take mtDNA tests.


     

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