Age: 13,954.5 ± 2,894.5; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: T9716C
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: R8a1
Descendant branch(s): R8a1a1 R8a1a2 R8a1a3

YFull Info

Name: R8a1a
Age: 23800 to 12200 ybp [95% CI]
Expansion: -
 Variants: T9716C

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

Haplogroup R8a1a is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 11,100 and 16,800 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup R8a1a 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
06 R8a1a 9716 Released 28 Sep 2009
07 R8a1a 9716 Released 10 Nov 2009
08 R8a1a 9716 Released 21 Mar 2010
09 R8a1a 9716 Released 20 Jun 2010
10 R8a1a 9716 Released 10 Aug 2010
11 R8a1a 9716 Released 7 Feb 2011
12 R8a1a 9716 Released 20 Jul 2011
13 R8a1a 9716 Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 R8a1a T9716C Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 R8a1a T9716C Released 30 Sep 2012
16 R8a1a T9716C Released 19 Feb 2014
17 R8a1a T9716C Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup R8a1a 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 IDOriginPublicationHg BLD16 Hg BLD17 Hg YFullMissing VariantsAdditional Variants
Hap5016325 Thangaraj et al., 2009 R8a1a R8a1a* none R8a1a:315.1C, 513, 10238, 14883, 15247
Hap5019578 Khan et al., 2014 R8a1a R8a1a* R8a1a:16223 R8a1a:309.1C, 315.1C, 11778, 12007, 13956, 15315, 16519

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