Age: 4,074.8 ± 3,782.4; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: A8931G T11075C
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: Z3a1
Descendant branch(s):

YFull Info

Name: Z3a1a
Age: 21100 to 10000 ybp [95% CI]
Expansion: -
 Variants: A8931G T11075C

Note: This information does not imply an endorsement of YFull or their methods. It is provided at the request of readers.

Haplogroup Z3a1a is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 300 and 7,900 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup Z3a1a 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 Z3a1a 8931 11075 Released 10 Nov 2009
08 Z3a1a 8931 11075 Released 21 Mar 2010
09 Z3a1a 8931 11075 Released 20 Jun 2010
10 Z3a1a 8931 11075 Released 10 Aug 2010
11 Z3a1a 8931 11075 Released 7 Feb 2011
12 Z3a1a 8931 11075 Released 20 Jul 2011
13 Z3a1a 8931 11075 Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 Z3a1a A8931G T11075C Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 Z3a1a A8931G T11075C Released 30 Sep 2012
16 Z3a1a A8931G T11075C Released 19 Feb 2014
17 Z3a1a A8931G T11075C Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup Z3a1a 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 ID Origin Publication Hg BLD16 Hg BLD17 Hg YFull Missing Variants Additional Variants
Hap5006232 Chandrasekar et al., 2009 Z3a1a Z3a1a* none Z3a1a:309.1C, 315.1C, 6378, 12172, 15452, 16150, 16519
Hap5006273 Chandrasekar et al., 2009 Z3a1a Z3a1a* none Z3a1a:309.1C, 315.1C, 9452, 16150, 16519
Hap5006277 Chandrasekar et al., 2009 Z3a1a Z3a1a* Z3a1a:146, 207 Z3a1a:309.1C, 315.1C, 16519
Hap5018183 Liu et al., 2012 Z3a1a Z3a1a1 none Z3a1a:315.1C, 13174, 16519
Hap5018276 Liu et al., 2012 Z3a1a Z3a1a1 none Z3a1a:309.1C, 315.1C, 13174, 16519

Sources & Resources

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