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Age: Undetermined
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: G10325A
Parent Branch: B5a1
Descendant branch(s): B5a1c1 B5a1c2


Haplogroup B5a1c is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup B5a1c 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.

13B5a1c10325Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14B5a1cG10325AReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15B5a1cG10325AReleased 30 Sep 2012
16B5a1cG10325AReleased 19 Feb 2014
17B5a1cG10325AReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup B5a1c 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
Hap5010262Jiang et al., 2014noneB5a1c:315.1C, 523-524d, 2219.1C, 4562, 15514, 16183C, 16193.1C
Hap5011294Ko et al., 2014B5a1c:8281-8289dB5a1c:6524, 10523, 14470, 16189, 16218
Hap5011336Ko et al., 2014B5a1c:8281-8289d, 11914B5a1c:6216, 8711, 8881, 11959, 13521, 16189
Hap5011338Ko et al., 2014B5a1c:8281-8289d, 11914, 16140B5a1c:204, 9021, 13145, 14314, 16189, 16218A
Hap5018833Zhang W and Yao 2014B5a1c:8701B5a1c:315.1C, 523-524d, 3866, 4092, 4562, 15514, 16066, 16183C

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
Hap10044683United StatesUnited StatesChinaChina
Hap10044684Korea, SouthKorea, SouthKorea, SouthKorea, South

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

Sources & Resources

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