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Age: 1,921.7 ± 2,024.8; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: A12172G
Parent Branch: T2b4
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup T2b4f is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who started this branch lived at some point between recent generations and 3,900 years ago (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup T2b4f 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.

14T2b4fA12172GReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15T2b4fA12172GReleased 30 Sep 2012
16T2b4fA12172GReleased 19 Feb 2014
17T2b4fA12172GReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup T2b4f 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
Hap5001255Behar et al., 2012bT2b4f:16126, 16296T2b4f:309.1C, 315.1C, 14954
Hap5002866Behar et al., 2012bT2b4f:16296T2b4f:309.1C, 315.1C, 456
Hap5003954Behar et al., 2012bT2b4f:16296T2b4f:309.1C, 315.1C, 16359
Hap5012631Raule et al., 2014T2b4f:16296T2b4f:309.1C, 315.1C, 7979
Hap5012632Raule et al., 2014T2b4f:16296T2b4f:309.1C, 315.1C

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
Hap10079820CanadaCanadaBritish TerritoriesBritish Territories
Hap10079823United KingdomUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Hap10079824United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10079825United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10079826United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10079827United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10079828United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10079829United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10079830United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10079831United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10079832United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10079833United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10079834United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10079835United StatesUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnited States

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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