Age: 4,171.5 ± 2,798.0; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: C12346T C16291T
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Parent Branch: H17a
Descendant branch(s):

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Haplogroup H17a1 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who founded this line lived between 1,400 and 7,000 years ago (Behar et al 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup H17a1 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 Variants (Mutations) Notes
14 H17a1 C12346T C16291T Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 H17a1 C12346T C16291T Released 30 Sep 2012
16 H17a1 C12346T C16291T Released 19 Feb 2014
17 H17a1 C12346T C16291T Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup H17a1 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 results over to build 17.

Hg IDOriginPublicationHg BLD16 Hg BLD17 Hg YFullMissing VariantsAdditional Variants
Hap5002546 - Behar et al., 2012b H17a1 - none H17a1:309.1C, 315.1C, 16129, 16301
Hap5003762 - Behar et al., 2012b H17a1 - H17a1:16189 H17a1:309.1CC, 315.1C, 480, 5662, 13528
Hap5022678 Howell et al., 2003 H17a1 H17a1:16189 H17a1:480, 11778, 13528, 16093

Sources & Resources

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