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Age: 1,243.2 ± 5,174.5; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: A9052G A16265G
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: J1c8a
Descendant branch(s): J1c8a1a


Haplogroup J1c8a1 is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup J1c8a1 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
14 J1c8a A9052G A16265G Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 J1c8a1 A9052G A16265G Released 30 Sep 2012
16 J1c8a1 A9052G A16265G Released 19 Feb 2014
17 J1c8a1 A9052G A16265G Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup J1c8a1 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
Hap5001407 Behar et al., 2012b none J1c8a1:309.1C, 315.1C, 524.1ACAC, 16519
Hap5001912 Behar et al., 2012b none J1c8a1:150, 309.1C, 315.1C, 524.1ACAC, 720, 14115, 16519
Hap5018942 Pala et al., 2012 J1c8a1:228 J1c8a1:189, 309.1C, 315.1C, 522.1CC, 16209, 16519
Hap5022931 Howell et al., 2003 none J1c8a1:3460, 9181, 11569, 16153, 16262, 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
Hap10056626United StatesUnited StatesGermanyGermany
Hap10056627United StatesUnited StatesIrelandIreland
Hap10056628United KingdomUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Hap10056629United StatesUnited StatesUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Hap10056630United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10056631United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10056632United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10056633United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10056634United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10056635United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10056636United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10056637United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10056638United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10056639United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10056640United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10056642United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10056643United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10056644United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10056645United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10056646United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10056647United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10056648United StatesUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10056649United StatesUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnited States

If you use the information in this table, please credit both this site and The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project.

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