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Age: Undetermined
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: T146C! A12171G C16111T T16264C!
Parent Branch: L1b2
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup L1b2a is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup L1b2a Phylotree History 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.

15L1b2aT146C! A12171G C16111T T16264C!Released 30 Sep 2012
16L1b2aT146C! A12171G C16111T T16264C!Released 19 Feb 2014
17L1b2aT146C! A12171G C16111T T16264C!Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup L1b2a Data Sources

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 IDPublicationMissing VariantsAdditional Variants
Hap5000264Batini et al., 2011noneL1b2a:523-524d, 8282
Hap5005710Cerezo et al., 2012L1b2a:182L1b2a:315.1C, 523-524d, 6032, 11025, 16274
Hap5019397Barbieri et al., 2013anoneL1b2a:315.1C, 523-524d, 8282
Hap5019436Barbieri et al., 2013anoneL1b2a:523-524d, 3492N, 8282, 9947N
Hap5019523Barbieri et al., 2013aL1b2a:2768, 3693, 14769L1b2a:523-524d, 2768N, 3483N, 3492N, 3693N, 8282, 10499N, 14769N
Hap5019532Barbieri et al., 2013anoneL1b2a:315.1C, 523-524d, 8282
Hap5023056Zheng et al., 2012noneL1b2a:523-524d, 569, 7598

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 IDBirth
Birth Country
Maternal Grandmother's
Birth Country
Hap10067046United StatesBrazilBrazilBrazil
Hap10067047United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10067048United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10067049United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10067050United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States

If you use the information in this table, please credit both this site and The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project.

Sources & Resources

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mtDNA Consultants

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