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Age: Undetermined
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: A9667G G15466A T16136C
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: J1b2
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup J1b2a is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup J1b2a 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
15 J1b2a A9667G G15466A T16136C Released 30 Sep 2012
16 J1b2a A9667G G15466A T16136C Released 19 Feb 2014
17 J1b2a A9667G G15466A T16136C Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup J1b2a 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
Hap5001359 Behar et al., 2012b none J1b2a:315.1C, 3918
Hap5018847 Pala et al., 2012 J1b2a:195 J1b2a:315.1C, 7148

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
Hap10051091Saudi ArabiaSaudi ArabiaSaudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
Hap10051092Saudi ArabiaSaudi ArabiaSaudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia

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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