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Age: Undetermined
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: T15629C A16241G
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: C4c1
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup C4c1a is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup C4c1a 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.

13C4c1a15629 16241Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14C4c1aT15629C A16241GReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15C4c1aT15629C A16241GReleased 30 Sep 2012
16C4c1aT15629C A16241GReleased 19 Feb 2014
17C4c1aT15629C A16241GReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup C4c1a 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
Hap5005172Behar et al., 2012bnoneC4c1a:315.1C
Hap5009994Hooshiar Kashani et al., 2012noneC4c1a:315.1C, 11821, 12397
Hap5009995Hooshiar Kashani et al., 2012noneC4c1a:315.1C
Hap5009996Hooshiar Kashani et al., 2012noneC4c1a:309.1C, 315.1C

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
Hap10045841United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10045842United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10045843United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States

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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mtDNA Consultants

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