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Age: 16,373.5 ± 6,182.4; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: T15289C
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: M35b
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup M35b2 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 10,200 and 22,600 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup M35b2 Phylotree History 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.

07M35b215289Released 10 Nov 2009
08M35b215289Released 21 Mar 2010
09M35b215289Released 20 Jun 2010
10M35b215289Released 10 Aug 2010
11M35b215289Released 7 Feb 2011
12M35b215289Released 20 Jul 2011
13M35b215289Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14M35b2T15289CReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15M35b2T15289CReleased 30 Sep 2012
16M35b2T15289CReleased 19 Feb 2014
17M35b2T15289CReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup M35b2 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
Hap5006004Chandrasekar et al., 2009M35b2:195, 16189M35b2:309.1C, 315.1C, 3796, 7328, 12406, 13135, 15631, 16256
Hap5006012Chandrasekar et al., 2009M35b2:16129, 16230M35b2:315.1C, 3336
Hap5015930Malyarchuk et al., 2008cM35b2:16129, 16230M35b2:309.1C, 315.1C, 3336, 5261, 16233, 16344
Hap5017065Fendt et al., 2010M35b2:16129, 16230M35b2:315.1C, 3336, 5102R, 5261, 5390R, 16233, 16344, 16355
Hap5017080Fendt et al., 2010M35b2:16129, 16230M35b2:315.1C, 1632Y, 3336, 5261, 16106R, 16233, 16304Y, 16344, 16355, 16390R
Hap5018104Wang HW et al., 2012noneM35b2:309.1C, 315.1C, 15951

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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