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Age: 2,046.2 ± 1,999.5; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: 5899.XC T14319C A15380G C16148T
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: H3u
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup H3u1 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between and 4,000 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup H3u1 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.

14H3u15899.XC T14319C A15380G C16148TReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15H3u15899.XC T14319C A15380G C16148TReleased 30 Sep 2012
16H3u15899.XC T14319C A15380G C16148TReleased 19 Feb 2014
17H3u15899.XC T14319C A15380G C16148TReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup H3u1 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
Hap5001478Behar et al., 2012bnoneH3u1:315.1C, 10241Y
Hap5005117Behar et al., 2012bnoneH3u1:151, 315.1C
Hap5010018Imanishi et al., 2011noneH3u1:315.1C, 13260

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
Hap10004145United StatesUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10005925United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10013669United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10014243United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10022749United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10025685United KingdomUnited KingdomUnspecifiedUnited Kingdom
Hap10040335United 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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