Age: 15,115.7 ± 4,127.5; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: T5074C C16148T
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: I5
Descendant branch(s): I5a1 I5a2 I5a3 I5a4

YFull Info

Name: I5a
Age: 21300 to 13800 ybp [95% CI]
Expansion: 16900 to 11100 ybp [95% CI]
 Variants: T5074C C16148T

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

Haplogroup I5a is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 11,000 and 19,200 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup I5a 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
04 I5a 5074 16148 Released 10 May 2009
05 I5a 5074 16148 Released 8 Jul 2009
06 I5a 5074 16148 Released 28 Sep 2009
07 I5a 5074 16148 Released 10 Nov 2009
08 I5a 5074 16148 Released 21 Mar 2010
09 I5a 5074 Released 20 Jun 2010
10 I5a 5074 Released 10 Aug 2010
11 I5a 5074 16148 Released 7 Feb 2011
12 I5a 5074 16148 Released 20 Jul 2011
13 I5a 5074 16148 Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 I5a T5074C C16148T Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 I5a T5074C C16148T Released 30 Sep 2012
16 I5a T5074C C16148T Released 19 Feb 2014
17 I5a T5074C C16148T Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup I5a 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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