Age: 13,369.7 ± 4,110.0; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: C16294T
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: N9b
Descendant branch(s): N9b2a

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


Haplogroup N9b2 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 9,300 and 17,500 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup N9b2 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 N9b2 41 16294 16309 Released 27 Aug 2008
02 N9b2 41 16294 16309 Released 14 Oct 2008
03 N9b2 16294 Released 1 Mar 2009
04 N9b2 16294 Released 10 May 2009
05 N9b2 16294 Released 8 Jul 2009
06 N9b2 16294 Released 28 Sep 2009
07 N9b2 16294 Released 10 Nov 2009
08 N9b2 16294 Released 21 Mar 2010
09 N9b2 16294 Released 20 Jun 2010
10 N9b2 16294 Released 10 Aug 2010
11 N9b2 16294 Released 7 Feb 2011
12 N9b2 16294 Released 20 Jul 2011
13 N9b2 16294 Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 N9b2 C16294T Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 N9b2 C16294T Released 30 Sep 2012
16 N9b2 C16294T Released 19 Feb 2014
17 N9b2 C16294T Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup N9b2 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 resuts over to build 17.

Hg ID Origin Publication Hg BLD16 Hg BLD17 Hg YFull Missing Variants Additional Variants
Hap5011981 Mikami et al., 2013 N9b2 N9b2* N9b2:152, 195 N9b2:143, 309.1CC, 315.1C, 10235, 10882, 14233, 16183C
Hap5015063 Japan Tanaka et al., 2004 N9b2 N9b2* N9b2:16129 N9b2:309.1CC, 315.1C, 6023, 8078, 9329, 11440, 14016, 16183C, 16193.1C, 16319

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 ID Birth
Birth Country
Maternal Grandmother's
Birth Country
Hap10072331 Japan Japan Japan Japan
Hap10072332 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified

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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