Age: 2,369.9 ± 2,164.9; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: T4550C G15346A
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: V3
Descendant branch(s):

YFull Info

Name: V3b
Age: 15900 to 9800 ybp [95% CI]
Expansion: 12800 to 1700 ybp [95% CI]
 Variants: T4550C G15346A

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

Haplogroup V3b is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 200 and 4,500 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup V3b 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 V3b T4550C G15346A Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 V3b T4550C G15346A Released 30 Sep 2012
16 V3b T4550C G15346A Released 19 Feb 2014
17 V3b T4550C G15346A Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup V3b 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
Hap5003394 Behar et al., 2012b V3b V3b* none V3b:309.1C, 315.1C
Hap5006719 Coble et al., 2004 V3b V3b1 none V3b:309.1C, 315.1C, 8347, 13500, 16526
Hap5006721 Coble et al., 2004 V3b V3b1 none V3b:309.1C, 315.1C, 8347, 13500

Sources & Resources

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