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Age: Undetermined
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: C16291T
Parent Branch: H2a5a
Descendant branch(s): H2a5a1a H2a5a1b


Haplogroup H2a5a1 is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup H2a5a1 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.

14H2a5a1C16291TReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15H2a5a1C16291TReleased 30 Sep 2012
16H2a5a1C16291TReleased 19 Feb 2014
17H2a5a1C16291TReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup H2a5a1 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
Hap5000780Behar et al., 2012anoneH2a5a1:309.1C, 315.1C
Hap5000807Behar et al., 2012anoneH2a5a1:309.1C, 315.1C, 5899.1C, 16304
Hap5000831Behar et al., 2012anoneH2a5a1:309.1C, 315.1C
Hap5000876Behar et al., 2012anoneH2a5a1:309.1CC, 315.1C, 11530R
Hap5000879Behar et al., 2012anoneH2a5a1:309.1C, 315.1C, 5899.1C, 16304
Hap5000898Behar et al., 2012anoneH2a5a1:309.1C, 315.1C
Hap5000902Behar et al., 2012anoneH2a5a1:309.1C, 315.1C
Hap5000986Behar et al., 2012anoneH2a5a1:309.1CC, 315.1C, 11368
Hap5000989Behar et al., 2012aH2a5a1:146H2a5a1:309.1C, 315.1C, 5899.1C, 16304
Hap5001147Behar et al., 2012anoneH2a5a1:309.1C, 315.1C
Hap5022776Zheng et al., 2012nonenone

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
Hap10003364United StatesDominican RepublicDominican RepublicDominican Republic
Hap10007141Dominican RepublicDominican RepublicDominican RepublicDominican Republic
Hap10036887United 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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