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Age: 4,853.3 ± 4,234.4; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: A9254G
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: V10
Descendant branch(s): V10b1 V10b2


Haplogroup V10b is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 600 and 9,100 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup V10b 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 V10b A9254G Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 V10b A9254G Released 30 Sep 2012
16 V10b A9254G Released 19 Feb 2014
17 V10b A9254G Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup V10b 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
Hap5007737 Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016 none V10b:309.1C, 315.1C, 9098G
Hap5008545 Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016 none V10b:240, 309.1C, 315.1C, 2755, 15900
Hap5013160 Raule et al., 2014 none V10b:309.1C, 315.1C, 8943A, 9098G, 9866G
Hap5013192 Raule et al., 2014 none V10b:309.1C, 315.1C, 8943A, 9098G, 9866G

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
Hap10096397United StatesUnited StatesDenmarkDenmark
Hap10096398United StatesUnited StatesNorwayNorway
Hap10096399United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10096400United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10096401United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10096402United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10096403United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10096404United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10096405United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10096406United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10096407United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10096408United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10096409United 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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Last Updated: Last updated: November 30, -0001 at 0:00 am

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