Age: 7,227.4 ± 4,429.0; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: A13933G T16311C!
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: L3b1a
Descendant branch(s):

YFull Info

Name: L3b1a3
Age: 23400 to 18900 ybp [95% CI]
Expansion: -
 Variants: A13933G T16311C!

Note: This information does not imply an endorsement of YFull or their methods. It is provided at the request of readers.

Haplogroup L3b1a3 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 2,800 and 11,700 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup L3b1a3 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 Variants (Mutations) Notes
07 L3b1a3 13933 16311 Released 10 Nov 2009
08 L3b1a3 13933 16311 Released 21 Mar 2010
09 L3b1a3 13933 16311 Released 20 Jun 2010
10 L3b1a3 13933 16311 Released 10 Aug 2010
11 L3b1a3 13933 16311 Released 7 Feb 2011
12 L3b1a3 13933 16311 Released 20 Jul 2011
13 L3b1a3 13933 16311 Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 L3b1a3 A13933G T16311C! Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 L3b1a3 A13933G T16311C! Released 30 Sep 2012
16 L3b1a3 A13933G T16311C! Released 19 Feb 2014
17 L3b1a3 A13933G T16311C! Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup L3b1a3 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 results over to build 17.

Hg IDOriginPublicationHg BLD16 Hg BLD17 Hg YFullMissing VariantsAdditional Variants
Hap5000599 Behar et al., 2008b L3b1a3 L3b1a3b L3b1a3:146 L3b1a3:315.1C, 523-524d, 3106N, 16196
Hap5010605 Just et al., 2008 L3b1a3 L3b1a3* none L3b1a3:315.1C, 523-524d, 3523, 7964, 9548
Hap5016278 Tunisia Costa et al., 2009 L3b1a3 L3b1a3b L3b1a3:146 L3b1a3:315.1C, 523-524d, 16196
Hap5019503 Barbieri et al., 2013a L3b1a3 L3b1a3a L3b1a3:152 L3b1a3:315.1C, 523-524d, 960d, 8206, 16320

Sources & Resources

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