Age: 9,366.2 ± 5,673.6; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: A2074d
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: M37
Descendant branch(s): M37a1

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Haplogroup M37a is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 3,700 and 15,000 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup M37a 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
07 M37a 2074d Released 10 Nov 2009
08 M37a 2074d Released 21 Mar 2010
09 M37a 2074d Released 20 Jun 2010
10 M37a 2074d Released 10 Aug 2010
11 M37a 2074d Released 7 Feb 2011
12 M37a 2074d Released 20 Jul 2011
13 M37a 2074d Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 M37a A2074d Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 M37a A2074d Released 30 Sep 2012
16 M37a A2074d Released 19 Feb 2014
17 M37a A2074d Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup M37a 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
Hap5006314 - Chandrasekar et al., 2009 M37a - M37a:16311 M37a:315.1C, 4062, 10149T, 15115A
Hap5006316 - Chandrasekar et al., 2009 M37a - M37a:16311 M37a:315.1C, 15115A, 16189Y
Hap5006326 - Chandrasekar et al., 2009 M37a - M37a:10556, 16311 M37a:315.1C, 4062, 15115A
Hap5014449 - Sun et al., 2006 M37a - none M37a:215, 309.1C, 315.1C, 980, 1400.1T, 4395, 7853, 16320

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