Age: 19,361.5 ± 3,838.1; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: G13889A
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: HV
Descendant branch(s): HV12a HV12b

YFull Info

Name: HV12
Age: 36600 to 30900 ybp [95% CI]
Expansion: 40100 to 19400 ybp [95% CI]
 Variants: G13889A

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

Haplogroup HV12 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who founded this line lived between 15,500 and 23,200 years ago (Behar et al 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup HV12 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
11 HV12 13889 Released 7 Feb 2011
12 HV12 13889 Released 20 Jul 2011
13 HV12 13889 Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 HV12 G13889A Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 HV12 G13889A Released 30 Sep 2012
16 HV12 G13889A Released 19 Feb 2014
17 HV12 G13889A Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup HV12 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 ID Origin Publication Hg BLD16 Hg BLD17 Hg YFull Missing Variants Additional Variants
Hap5020993 Iran Derenko et al., 2013 HV12 HV12* none HV12:315.1C, 7934, 14497, 15718, 16519

Sources & Resources

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