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Age: 13,510.6 ± 3,111.6; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: C114g T3766C C6164T
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: B2
Descendant branch(s): B2g1 B2g2


Haplogroup B2g is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who founded this line lived between 10,400 and 16,600 years ago (Behar et al 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup B2g 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.

09B2g(114G) 1002 3766 6164 (16298) (16362)Released 20 Jun 2010
10B2g(114G) 1002 3766 6164 (16298) (16362)Released 10 Aug 2010
11B2g(114G) 1002 3766 6164 (16298) (16362)Released 7 Feb 2011
12B2g(114G) 1002 3766 6164 (16298) (16362)Released 20 Jul 2011
13B2g114G 1002 3766 6164 16298Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14B2gC114g T3766C C6164TReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15B2gC114g T3766C C6164TReleased 30 Sep 2012
16B2gC114g T3766C C6164TReleased 19 Feb 2014
17B2gC114g T3766C C6164TReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup B2g 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 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

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

Sources & Resources

Related Sources

Additional Resources

mtDNA Consultants

The following members of the community offer paid consulting for those seeking help with mtDNA results. Inclusion on this list is not a recommendation or endorsement of any service.


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