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Age: 2,168.0 ± 2,030.9; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: C13323T
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Parent Branch: H7b
Descendant branch(s): H7b2a


Haplogroup H7b2 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 100 and 4,200 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup H7b2 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
14 H7b2 C13323T Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 H7b2 C13323T Released 30 Sep 2012
16 H7b2 C13323T Released 19 Feb 2014
17 H7b2 C13323T Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup H7b2 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
Hap5001414 Behar et al., 2012b none H7b2:315.1C
Hap5012651 Raule et al., 2014 none H7b2:315.1C
Hap5013067 Raule et al., 2014 H7b2:16189 H7b2:315.1C, 10007, 16183C
Hap5013189 Raule et al., 2014 none H7b2:315.1C, 1555, 6671Y

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
Hap10025659UnspecifiedUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10027260United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10027358United StatesUnited StatesDenmarkDenmark
Hap10027377United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10027547United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10027702United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10027786United 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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