Haplogroup M13a1b is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 300 and 8,200 years (Behar et al., 2012b).
mtDNA Haplogroup M13a1b 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.
|10||M13a1b||16148||Released 10 Aug 2010|
|11||M13a1b||16148||Released 7 Feb 2011|
|12||M13a1b||16148||Released 20 Jul 2011|
|13||M13a1b||16148||Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS|
|14||M13a1b||C16148T||Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS|
|15||M13a1b||C16148T||Released 30 Sep 2012|
|16||M13a1b||C16148T||Released 19 Feb 2014|
|17||M13a1b||C16148T||Released 18 Feb 2016|
mtDNA Haplogroup M13a1b Data Sources
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 ID||Publication||Missing Variants||Additional Variants|
|Hap5011655||Kong et al., 2006||none||M13a1b:315.1C, 5461, 16172, 16519|
|Hap5012389||Qin et al. 2010||M13a1b:16188||M13a1b:315.1C, 16519|
|Hap5012405||Qin et al. 2010||M13a1b:16188||M13a1b:315.1C, 8392, 16519|
|Hap5015598||Zou et al., 2010||none||M13a1b:309.1C, 315.1C, 980, 9053, 10646, 10680, 16239, 16391, 16519|
|Hap5016414||Ji F et al., 2012||M13a1b:16188||M13a1b:16189, 16519|
|Hap5017029||Wang CY et al., 2011||none||M13a1b:315.1C, 15130, 16519|
|Hap5017030||Wang CY et al., 2011||none||M13a1b:315.1C, 15130, 16519|
|Hap5017031||Wang CY et al., 2011||none||M13a1b:315.1C, 9275N, 15130, 16519|
|Hap5018450||Derenko et al., 2012||none||M13a1b:315.1C, 5045, 16086, 16519|
|Hap5018458||Derenko et al., 2012||none||M13a1b:315.1C, 5045, 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.
If you use the information in this table, please credit both this site and The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project.
Sources & Resources
- Behar, D.M., van Oven, M., Rosset, S., Metspalu, M., Loogväli, E.L., Silva, N.M., Kivisild, T., Torroni, A. and Villems, R. (2012). A “Copernican” reassessment of the human mitochondrial DNA tree from its root. American journal of human genetics, 90(4), 675-684.
- Derenko, M., Malyarchuk, B., Denisova, G., Perkova, M., Rogalla, U., Grzybowski, T., Khusnutdinova, E., Dambueva, I. and Zakharov, I. (2012). Complete Mitochondrial DNA Analysis of Eastern Eurasian Haplogroups Rarely Found in Populations of Northern Asia and Eastern Europe. PLoS ONE, 7(2), e32179+.
- Fan, L., & Yao, Y. G. (2011). MitoTool: a web server for the analysis and retrieval of human mitochondrial DNA sequence variations. Mitochondrion, 11(2), 351-356.
- Fan, L., & Yao, Y. G. (2013). An update to MitoTool: using a new scoring system for faster mtDNA haplogroup determination. Mitochondrion, 13(4), 360-363.
- Ji, F., Sharpley, M.S., Derbeneva, O., Alves, L.S., Qian, P., Wang, Y., Chalkia, D., Lvova, M., Xu, J., Yao, W. and Simon, M. (2012). Mitochondrial DNA variant associated with Leber hereditary optic neuropathy and high-altitude Tibetans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(19), 7391-7396.
- Kong, Q.P., Bandelt, H.J., Sun, C., Yao, Y.G., Salas, A., Achilli, A., Wang, C.Y., Zhong, L., Zhu, C.L., Wu, S.F. and Torroni, A. (2006). Updating the East Asian mtDNA phylogeny: a prerequisite for the identification of pathogenic mutations. Human Molecular Genetics, 15(13), 2076-2086.
- Qin, Z., Yang, Y., Kang, L., Yan, S., Cho, K., Cai, X., Lu, Y., Zheng, H., Zhu, D., Fei, D. and Li, S. (2010). A mitochondrial revelation of early human migrations to the Tibetan Plateau before and after the last glacial maximum. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 143(4), 555-569.
- Van Oven, M., & Kayser, M. (2009). Updated comprehensive phylogenetic tree of global human mitochondrial DNA variation. Human mutation, 30(2), E386-E394.
- Wang, C.Y., Li, H., Hao, X.D., Liu, J., Wang, J.X., Wang, W.Z., Kong, Q.P. and Zhang, Y.P. (2011). Uncovering the Profile of Somatic mtDNA Mutations in Chinese Colorectal Cancer Patients. PLoS ONE, 6(6), e21613.
- Zou, Y., Jia, X., Zhang, A.M., Wang, W.Z., Li, S., Guo, X., Kong, Q.P., Zhang, Q. and Yao, Y.G. (2010). The MT-ND1 and MT-ND5 genes are mutational hotspots for Chinese families with clinical features of LHON but lacking the three primary mutations. Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 399(2), 179-185.
- Ian Logan's mtDNA Pages
- Ian Logan's Instructions for mtGenome Genbank Donation
- James Lick's mtDNA Utility
- The FTDNA Haplogroup Project for Haplogroup M
- The Wikipedia Article for Haplogroup M
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