Age: 12,232.0 ± 3,772.8; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: A14926G T16325d
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: L3e1
Descendant branch(s): L3e1b1 L3e1b2

YFull Info

Name: L3e1b
Age: 21500 to 16100 ybp [95% CI]
Expansion: -
 Variants: A14926G T16325d

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

Haplogroup L3e1b is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 8,500 and 16,000 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup L3e1b 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
01 L3e1b 14926 16325d Released 27 Aug 2008
02 L3e1b 14926 16325d Released 14 Oct 2008
03 L3e1b 14926 16325d Released 1 Mar 2009
04 L3e1b 14926 16325d Released 10 May 2009
05 L3e1b 14926 16325d Released 8 Jul 2009
06 L3e1b 14926 16325d Released 28 Sep 2009
07 L3e1b 14926 16325d Released 10 Nov 2009
08 L3e1b 14926 16325d Released 21 Mar 2010
09 L3e1b 14926 16325d Released 20 Jun 2010
10 L3e1b 14926 16325d Released 10 Aug 2010
11 L3e1b 14926 16325d Released 7 Feb 2011
12 L3e1b 14926 16325d Released 20 Jul 2011
13 L3e1b 14926 16325d Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 L3e1b A14926G T16325d Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 L3e1b A14926G T16325d Released 30 Sep 2012
16 L3e1b A14926G T16325d Released 19 Feb 2014
17 L3e1b A14926G T16325d Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup L3e1b 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
Hap5023281 Zheng et al., 2012 L3e1b L3e1b:16327 L3e1b:207, 13302, 16519

Sources & Resources

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