Age: 20,486.7 ± 6,826.7; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: G16274A
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: D6
Descendant branch(s): D6a1 D6a2

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

Haplogroup D6a is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who founded this line lived between 13,700 and 27,300 years ago (Behar et al 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup D6a 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
05 D6a 6701 7424 7879 13194 16274 Released 8 Jul 2009
06 D6a 16274 Released 28 Sep 2009
07 D6a 16274 Released 10 Nov 2009
08 D6a 16274 Released 21 Mar 2010
09 D6a 16274 Released 20 Jun 2010
10 D6a 16274 Released 10 Aug 2010
11 D6a 16274 Released 7 Feb 2011
12 D6a 16274 Released 20 Jul 2011
13 D6a 16274 Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 D6a G16274A Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 D6a G16274A Released 30 Sep 2012
16 D6a G16274A Released 19 Feb 2014
17 D6a G16274A Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup D6a 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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