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Age: Undetermined
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: T5063C
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: L3b1a
Descendant branch(s): L3b1a5a


Haplogroup L3b1a5 is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup L3b1a5 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
13 L3b1a5 5063 Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 L3b1a5 T5063C Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 L3b1a5 T5063C Released 30 Sep 2012
16 L3b1a5 T5063C Released 19 Feb 2014
17 L3b1a5 T5063C Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup L3b1a5 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
Hap5000735 Behar et al., 2008b L3b1a5:16311 L3b1a5:315.1C, 523-524d, 3106N, 8875, 11176, 14476, 16294
Hap5010608 Just et al., 2008 none L3b1a5:315.1C, 523-524d, 4907, 8155, 8723, 14106, 15061, 15119, 15658
Hap5018691 Barbieri et al., 2012a L3b1a5:195 L3b1a5:310, 523-524d, 5196, 10306N

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
Hap10068679United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10068680United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States

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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