Age: 13,395.7 ± 7,157.1; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: G1438A T16172C
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: D5a
Descendant branch(s): D5a2a D5a2b

YFull Info

Name: D5a2
Age: 26300 to 16900 ybp [95% CI]
Expansion: 21400 to 13700 ybp [95% CI]
 Variants: G1438A T16172C

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

Haplogroup D5a2 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who founded this line lived between 6,200 and 20,600 years ago (Behar et al 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup D5a2 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 D5a2 1438 Released 27 Aug 2008
02 D5a2 1438 Released 14 Oct 2008
04 D5a2 1438 Released 10 May 2009
05 D5a2 1438 16092 16172 16266 Released 8 Jul 2009
06 D5a2 1438! 16092 16172 16266 Released 28 Sep 2009
07 D5a2 1438! 16172 Released 10 Nov 2009
08 D5a2 1438! 16172 Released 21 Mar 2010
09 D5a2 1438! 16172 Released 20 Jun 2010
10 D5a2 1438! 16172 Released 10 Aug 2010
11 D5a2 1438! 16172 Released 7 Feb 2011
12 D5a2 1438! 16172 Released 20 Jul 2011
13 D5a2 1438! 16172 Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 D5a2 G1438A T16172C Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 D5a2 G1438A T16172C Released 30 Sep 2012
16 D5a2 G1438A T16172C Released 19 Feb 2014
17 D5a2 G1438A T16172C Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup D5a2 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
Hap5005832 Chandrasekar et al., 2009 D5a2 D5a2* none D5a2:315.1C, 523-524d, 2469d, 7609, 8843, 16182C, 16183C, 16519

Sources & Resources

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