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Age: 58,859.9 ± 2,352.3; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Eurasia, Arabian Peninsula, & Levant
Mutations: G8701A C9540T G10398A C10873T A15301G!
Parent Branch: L3
Descendant branch(s): A N1 N1'5 N10 N11 N13 N14 N2 N21 N22 N3 N7 N8 N9 O R S X


Haplogroup N is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 56,500 and 61,200 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

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.

01N8701 9540 10398 10873 15301Released 27 Aug 2008
02N8701 9540 10398 10873 15301Released 14 Oct 2008
03N8701 9540 10398 10873 15301Released 1 Mar 2009
04N8701 9540 10398 10873 15301Released 10 May 2009
05N8701 9540 10398 10873 15301Released 8 Jul 2009
06N8701 9540 10398 10873 15301Released 28 Sep 2009
07N8701 9540 10398 10873 15301Released 10 Nov 2009
08N8701 9540 10398 10873 15301Released 21 Mar 2010
09N8701 9540 10398 10873 15301Released 20 Jun 2010
10N8701 9540 10398 10873 15301Released 10 Aug 2010
11N8701 9540 10398 10873 15301Released 7 Feb 2011
12N8701 9540 10398 10873 15301Released 20 Jul 2011
14NG8701A C9540T G10398A C10873T A15301G!Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15NG8701A C9540T G10398A C10873T A15301G!Released 30 Sep 2012
16NG8701A C9540T G10398A C10873T A15301G!Released 19 Feb 2014
17NG8701A C9540T G10398A C10873T A15301G!Released 18 Feb 2016

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

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
Hap10071442United StatesUnited StatesScotlandScotland

If you use the information in this table, please credit both this site and The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project.

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Last Updated: Last updated: October 14, 2017 at 22:20 pm


Peoples: | Places: Eurasia and Leventine

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