Age: 23,529.9 ± 2,137.3; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: G8020A
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: D4
Descendant branch(s): D4b1 D4b2

YFull Info

Name: D4b
Age: 30300 to 25800 ybp [95% CI]
Expansion: 32900 to 19500 ybp [95% CI]
 Variants: G8020A

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

Haplogroup D4b is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who founded this line lived between 21,400 and 25,700 years ago (Behar et al 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup D4b 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
01 D4b 523-524d 8020 Released 27 Aug 2008
02 D4b 523-524d 8020 Released 14 Oct 2008
03 D4b 8020 Released 1 Mar 2009
04 D4b 8020 Released 10 May 2009
05 D4b 8020 Released 8 Jul 2009
06 D4b 8020 Released 28 Sep 2009
07 D4b 8020 Released 10 Nov 2009
08 D4b 8020 Released 21 Mar 2010
09 D4b 8020 Released 20 Jun 2010
10 D4b 8020 Released 10 Aug 2010
11 D4b 8020 Released 7 Feb 2011
12 D4b 8020 Released 20 Jul 2011
13 D4b 8020 Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 D4b G8020A Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 D4b G8020A Released 30 Sep 2012
16 D4b G8020A Released 19 Feb 2014
17 D4b G8020A Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup D4b 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

Sources & Resources

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