Age: 5,561.1 ± 4,896.0; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: C502T T10915C! G13708A
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: M57b
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup M57b1 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 700 and 10,500 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup M57b1 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.

07M57b1502 10915 13708Released 10 Nov 2009
08M57b1502 10915 13708Released 21 Mar 2010
09M57b1502 10915 13708Released 20 Jun 2010
10M57b1502 10915 13708Released 10 Aug 2010
11M57b1502 10915 13708Released 7 Feb 2011
12M57b1502 10915 13708Released 20 Jul 2011
13M57b1502 10915 13708Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14M57b1C502T T10915C! G13708AReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15M57b1C502T T10915C! G13708AReleased 30 Sep 2012
16M57b1C502T T10915C! G13708AReleased 19 Feb 2014
17M57b1C502T T10915C! G13708AReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup M57b1 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
Hap5006388Chandrasekar et al., 2009M57b1:4132M57b1:309.1C, 315.1C
Hap5006389Chandrasekar et al., 2009M57b1:16189M57b1:309.1CC, 315.1C, 12618
Hap5006390Chandrasekar et al., 2009noneM57b1:150, 309.1C, 315.1C, 2444

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

If you use the information in this table, please credit both this site and The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project.

Sources & Resources

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