Age: 2,669.8 ± 2,621.9; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: G3010A
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: H79
Descendant branch(s):

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Haplogroup H79a is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between and 5,300 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup H79a 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 H79a G3010A Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 H79a G3010A Released 30 Sep 2012
16 H79a G3010A Released 19 Feb 2014
17 H79a G3010A Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup H79a 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
Hap5001947 - Behar et al., 2012b H79a - none H79a:315.1C, 8425
Hap5004657 - Behar et al., 2012b H79a - none H79a:315.1C, 523-524d, 14668

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