Age: 4,113.9 ± 2,467.7; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: C15367T
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: J1c3
Descendant branch(s): J1c3b1 J1c3b2


Haplogroup J1c3b is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 1,600 and 6,600 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup J1c3b 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.

04J1c3b15367Released 10 May 2009
05J1c3b15367Released 8 Jul 2009
06J1c3b15367Released 28 Sep 2009
07J1c3b15367Released 10 Nov 2009
08J1c3b15367Released 21 Mar 2010
09J1c3b15367Released 20 Jun 2010
10J1c3b15367Released 10 Aug 2010
11J1c3b15367Released 7 Feb 2011
12J1c3b15367Released 20 Jul 2011
13J1c3b15367Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14J1c3bA228G! C15367TReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15J1c3bC15367TReleased 30 Sep 2012
16J1c3bC15367TReleased 19 Feb 2014
17J1c3bC15367TReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup J1c3b 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
Hap5001883Behar et al., 2012bJ1c3b:185, 228J1c3b:315.1C, 16519
Hap5004443Behar et al., 2012bJ1c3b:228J1c3b:309.1C, 315.1C, 8905, 16519
Hap5004638Behar et al., 2012bJ1c3b:228J1c3b:315.1C, 1711, 13194, 16519
Hap5004994Behar et al., 2012bJ1c3b:228J1c3b:315.1C, 524.1AC, 3105R, 16519
Hap5008318Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016J1c3b:228J1c3b:315.1C, 16519
Hap5009835Herrnstadt et al., 2002J1c3b:146, 152, 185, 195, 228, 247, 295, 462, 489, 16069, 16126, 16129, 16187, 16189, 16223, 16230, 16278, 16311J1c3b:1-576d, 1888, 9301, 16024-16569d
Hap5013415Raule et al., 2014J1c3b:228J1c3b:315.1C, 16519

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
Hap10054315United StatesUnited StatesAfghanistanAfghanistan
Hap10054316United StatesUnited StatesArgentinaArgentina
Hap10054324United StatesCanadaCanadaCanada
Hap10054325United StatesUnited StatesCanadaCanada
Hap10054328UnspecifiedUnited KingdomIrelandIreland
Hap10054329United StatesUnited StatesIrelandIreland
Hap10054330New ZealandNew ZealandNew ZealandNew Zealand
Hap10054331TanzaniaUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Hap10054332United KingdomUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Hap10054333UnspecifiedUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Hap10054334United StatesUnited StatesUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Hap10054335United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10054336United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10054337United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10054338United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10054339United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States

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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