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Age: 7,587.3 ± 1,980.6; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: A13542G
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Parent Branch: H13a1a
Descendant branch(s): H13a1a2a H13a1a2b


Haplogroup H13a1a2 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who founded this line lived between 5,600 and 9,600 years ago (Behar et al 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup H13a1a2 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 Mutations Notes
05 H13a1a2 13542 Released 8 Jul 2009
06 H13a1a2 13542 Released 28 Sep 2009
07 H13a1a2 13542 Released 10 Nov 2009
08 H13a1a2 13542 Released 21 Mar 2010
09 H13a1a2 13542 Released 20 Jun 2010
10 H13a1a2 13542 Released 10 Aug 2010
11 H13a1a2 13542 Released 7 Feb 2011
12 H13a1a2 13542 Released 20 Jul 2011
13 H13a1a2 13542 Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 H13a1a2 A13542G Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 H13a1a2 A13542G Released 30 Sep 2012
16 H13a1a2 A13542G Released 19 Feb 2014
17 H13a1a2 A13542G Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup H13a1a2 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
Hap5005649 Brotherton et al., 2013 none H13a1a2:1-12d, 9025, 16519, 16558-16569d
Hap5013825 Roostalu et al., 2007 none H13a1a2:309.1C, 315.1C, 709, 16193, 16519

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
Hap10004652United StatesUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10033266United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10036908United StatesUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10037977United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States

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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