Age: 7,670.7 ± 3,896.8; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: A12492t
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Parent Branch: HV
Descendant branch(s):

YFull Info

Name: HV16
Age: 30200 to 24500 ybp [95% CI]
Expansion: 30200 to 15500 ybp [95% CI]
 Variants: A12492T

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

Haplogroup HV16 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who founded this line lived between 3,800 and 11,600 years ago (Behar et al 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup HV16 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 HV16 A12492t Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 HV16 A12492t Released 30 Sep 2012
16 HV16 A12492t Released 19 Feb 2014
17 HV16 A12492t Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup HV16 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
Hap5001894 Behar et al., 2012b HV16 HV16a none HV16:309.1C, 315.1C, 1193, 4204, 5581, 12599
Hap5003482 Behar et al., 2012b HV16 HV16* none HV16:309.1C, 315.1C, 8059, 9792, 16519
Hap5007903 - Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016 HV16 - none HV16:309.1C, 315.1C, 4787, 9123, 12654, 16519
Hap5009826 Herrnstadt et al., 2002 HV16 HV16* HV16:73, 146, 152, 195, 247, 16129, 16187, 16189, 16223, 16230, 16278 HV16:1-576d, 9123, 12654, 16024-16569d
Hap5020877 Iran Derenko et al., 2013 HV16 HV16* HV16:146 HV16:309.1C, 315.1C, 15949, 16519
Hap5020953 Iran Derenko et al., 2013 HV16 HV16* HV16:146 HV16:309.1C, 315.1C, 16519
Hap5021178 Iran Derenko et al., 2013 HV16 HV16* HV16:146 HV16:309.1C, 315.1C, 16519

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