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Age: 1,932.8 ± 2,641.9; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: T6425C
Parent Branch: H5
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup H5f is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who started this branch lived at some point between recent generations and 4,600 years ago (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup H5f 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.

14H5fT6425CReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15H5fT6425CReleased 30 Sep 2012
16H5fT6425CReleased 19 Feb 2014
17H5fT6425CReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup H5f 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
Hap5013851Santoro et al., 2010noneH5f:315.1C, 16519
Hap5013857Santoro et al., 2010noneH5f:315.1C, 456, 456.1T, 16519
Hap5013872Santoro et al., 2010noneH5f:315.1C, 7444, 11686, 11959, 16145, 16519
Hap5013876Santoro et al., 2010noneH5f:315.1C, 11089, 16519
Hap5020994Derenko et al., 2013H5f:16311H5f:315.1C, 500, 5894, 10172, 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
Hap10012275United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10017388United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10017707United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10028732United KingdomUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Hap10031903United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10038074United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited 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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