Haplogroup B4b1a is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who founded this line lived between 14,100 and 24,500 years ago (Behar et al., 2012b).
Most who belong to this lineage also belong to one of its daughter branches. In studies, one exception to this is from the Tubalar people in Russia (Starikovskaya et al., 2005).
From the Geno 2 data set, there is one participant with maternal origins in China.
mtDNA Haplogroup B4b1a 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.
|01||B4b1a||207 6023 6413||Released 27 Aug 2008|
|02||B4b1a||207 6023 6413||Released 14 Oct 2008|
|05||B4b1a||6023 6413||Released 8 Jul 2009|
|06||B4b1a||6023 6413||Released 28 Sep 2009|
|07||B4b1a||6023 6413||Released 10 Nov 2009|
|08||B4b1a||6023 6413||Released 21 Mar 2010|
|09||B4b1a||6023 6413||Released 20 Jun 2010|
|10||B4b1a||6023 6413||Released 10 Aug 2010|
|11||B4b1a||6023 6413||Released 7 Feb 2011|
|12||B4b1a||6023 6413||Released 20 Jul 2011|
|13||B4b1a||6023 6413||Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS|
|14||B4b1a||G6023A T6413C||Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS|
|15||B4b1a||G6023A T6413C||Released 30 Sep 2012|
|16||B4b1a||G6023A T6413C||Released 19 Feb 2014|
|17||B4b1a||G6023A T6413C||Released 18 Feb 2016|
mtDNA Haplogroup B4b1a Data Sources
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||Publication||Missing Variants||Additional Variants|
|Hap5014383||Starikovskaya et al., 2005||B4b1a:146||B4b1a:15007, 16086|
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.
If you use the information in this table, please credit both this site and The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project.
Sources & Resources
- Behar, D.M., van Oven, M., Rosset, S., Metspalu, M., Loogväli, E.L., Silva, N.M., Kivisild, T., Torroni, A. and Villems, R. (2012). A “Copernican” reassessment of the human mitochondrial DNA tree from its root. American journal of human genetics, 90(4), 675-684.
- Fan, L., & Yao, Y. G. (2011). MitoTool: a web server for the analysis and retrieval of human mitochondrial DNA sequence variations. Mitochondrion, 11(2), 351-356.
- Fan, L., & Yao, Y. G. (2013). An update to MitoTool: using a new scoring system for faster mtDNA haplogroup determination. Mitochondrion, 13(4), 360-363.
- Starikovskaya, E.B., Sukernik, R.I., Derbeneva, O.A., Volodko, N.V., Ruiz‐Pesini, E., Torroni, A., Brown, M.D., Lott, M.T., Hosseini, S.H., Huoponen, K. and Wallace, D.C. (2005). Mitochondrial DNA Diversity in Indigenous Populations of the Southern Extent of Siberia, and the Origins of Native American Haplogroups. Annals of Human Genetics, 69(1), 67-89.
- Van Oven, M., & Kayser, M. (2009). Updated comprehensive phylogenetic tree of global human mitochondrial DNA variation. Human mutation, 30(2), E386-E394.
- Ian Logan's mtDNA Pages
- Ian Logan's Instructions for mtGenome Genbank Donation
- James Lick's mtDNA Utility
- The FTDNA Haplogroup Project for Haplogroup B
- The Wikipedia Article for Haplogroup B
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Peoples: Tubalar people | Places: China and Russia
Last Updated: Last updated: September 11, 2016 at 14:43 pm