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Age: Young
Origin: Japan
Variants: A13140G
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Parent Branch: A3
Descendant branch(s):

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Haplogroup A3a is a Japanese branch on the maternal tree of humanity. Although its age has not been determined, it must be younger than its parent that was born between 2,200 and 11,300 years ago (Behar et al 2012b).

Available information on the line comes from three publications. Branch members in all three studies are from Japan.

There are members of this lineage in the Geno 2 dataset, but they have not entered their maternal origins information.

mtDNA Haplogroup A3a 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.

Build# Called Variants (Mutations) Notes
16 A3a A13140G Released 19 Feb 2014
17 A3a A13140G Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup A3a 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
Hap5011991 - Mikami et al., 2013 A3a - A3a:16311 A3a:309.1C, 315.1C, 523-524d, 2755
Hap5012010 - Mikami et al., 2013 A3a - none A3a:309.1C, 315.1C, 523-524d, 9477
Hap5015064 - Tanaka et al., 2004 A3a - none A3a:315.1C, 523-524d, 13737, 15286
Hap5022291 Zheng et al., 2011 A3a A3a:1736 A3a:499, 523-524d, 9148, 12771

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