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Age: Undetermined
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: T5250C T16189C!
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: L3b2
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup L3b2a is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup L3b2a 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 L3b2a 5250 16189 Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 L3b2a T5250C T16189C! Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 L3b2a T5250C T16189C! Released 30 Sep 2012
16 L3b2a T5250C T16189C! Released 19 Feb 2014
17 L3b2a T5250C T16189C! Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup L3b2a 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
Hap5000498 Behar et al., 2008b none L3b2a:315.1C, 523-524d, 3106N, 7301, 9010, 11150, 14914T, 16183C, 16519
Hap5010809 Kivisild et al., 2006 L3b2a:146, 152, 195, 247, 10640, 16124, 16129, 16187, 16230, 16311, 16362, 16527 L3b2a:1-435d, 523-524d, 2093, 7301, 14161, 16022-16569d
Hap5016135 Kujanová et al., 2009 none L3b2a:309.1C, 315.1C, 523-524d, 6071, 7100, 8496, 11935, 13889, 14931, 16519
Hap5018548 Barbieri et al., 2012a none L3b2a:309.1C, 315.1C, 523-524d, 2523N, 4716N, 11485, 16117, 16182C, 16183d
Hap5023250 Zheng et al., 2012 L3b2a:195 L3b2a:523-524d, 4336, 9438, 12236, 15654A, 16145, 16183d, 16227, 16519

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
Hap10068742Puerto RicoPuerto RicoPuerto RicoPuerto Rico
Hap10068743Puerto RicoPuerto RicoPuerto RicoPuerto Rico
Hap10068745United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10068747Puerto RicoPuerto RicoUnspecifiedPuerto Rico
Hap10068748United 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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