Age: 6,816.6 ± 3,280.4; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: A508G
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: V
Descendant branch(s): V18a

YFull Info

Name: V18
Age: 16700 to 14500 ybp [95% CI]
Expansion: 18900 to 6000 ybp [95% CI]
 Variants: A508G

Note: This information does not imply an endorsement of YFull or their methods. It is provided at the request of readers.

Haplogroup V18 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 3,500 and 10,100 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup V18 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 V18 A508G Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 V18 A508G Released 30 Sep 2012
16 V18 A508G Released 19 Feb 2014
17 V18 A508G Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup V18 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
Hap5001277 Behar et al., 2012b V18 V18a1 none V18:309.1CC, 315.1C, 2119, 7762, 8764, 9148, 14914C, 16519
Hap5006709 Coble et al., 2004 V18 V18* none V18:309.1CC, 315.1C, 16311Y, 16519
Hap5012212 Pichler et al., 2008 V18 V18* none V18:309.1C, 315.1C, 16519
Hap5012849 Denmark Raule et al., 2014 V18 V18a1 none V18:309.1C, 315.1C, 7762, 14914C, 16519

Sources & Resources

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