Haplogroup F3a is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who founded this line lived between 13,600 and 26,700 years ago (Behar et al 2012b).
mtDNA Haplogroup F3a 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.
|01||F3a||12621 16355||Released 27 Aug 2008|
|02||F3a||12621 16355||Released 14 Oct 2008|
|05||F3a||12621 16355||Released 8 Jul 2009|
|06||F3a||12621 16355||Released 28 Sep 2009|
|07||F3a||12621 16355||Released 10 Nov 2009|
|08||F3a||12621 16355||Released 21 Mar 2010|
|09||F3a||12621 16355||Released 20 Jun 2010|
|10||F3a||12621 16355||Released 10 Aug 2010|
|11||F3a||12621 16355||Released 7 Feb 2011|
|12||F3a||12621 16355||Released 20 Jul 2011|
|13||F3a||12621 16355||Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS|
|14||F3a||C12621T C16355T||Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS|
|15||F3a||C12621T C16355T||Released 30 Sep 2012|
|16||F3a||C12621T C16355T||Released 19 Feb 2014|
|17||F3a||C12621T C16355T||Released 18 Feb 2016|
mtDNA Haplogroup F3a Data Sources
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|
|Hap5018149||Liu et al., 2012||F3a||F3a-a1||F3a:16187||F3a:207, 309.1C, 315.1C, 4907, 15854G, 16519|
|Hap5018242||Liu et al., 2012||F3a||F3a-a1||F3a:16187||F3a:207, 309.1CC, 315.1C, 4907, 15854G, 16519|
|Hap5022150||China, People's Republic of||Kong et al., 2003||F3a||F3a*||F3a:195, 16311||F3a:309.1C, 315.1C, 3390, 7094, 16209, 16519|
Sources & Resources
- Behar, D.M., van Oven, M., Rosset, S., Metspalu, M., Loogväli, E.L., Silva, N.M., Kivisild, T., Torroni, A. and Villems, R. (2012). A “Copernican” reassessment of the human mitochondrial DNA tree from its root. American journal of human genetics, 90(4), 675-684.
- Fan, L., & Yao, Y. G. (2011). MitoTool: a web server for the analysis and retrieval of human mitochondrial DNA sequence variations. Mitochondrion, 11(2), 351-356.
- Fan, L., & Yao, Y. G. (2013). An update to MitoTool: using a new scoring system for faster mtDNA haplogroup determination. Mitochondrion, 13(4), 360-363.
- Kong, Q.P., Yao, Y.G., Sun, C., Bandelt, H.J., Zhu, C.L. and Zhang, Y.P. (2003). Phylogeny of East Asian Mitochondrial DNA Lineages Inferred from Complete Sequences. The American Journal of Human Genetics, 73(3), 671-676.
- Liu, J., Wang, L.D., Sun, Y.B., Li, E.M., Xu, L.Y., Zhang, Y.P., Yao, Y.G. and Kong, Q.P. (2012). Deciphering the Signature of Selective Constraints on Cancerous Mitochondrial Genome. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 29(4), 1255-1261.
- Van Oven, M., & Kayser, M. (2009). Updated comprehensive phylogenetic tree of global human mitochondrial DNA variation. Human mutation, 30(2), E386-E394.
- Ian Logan’s mtDNA Pages
- Ian Logan’s Instructions for mtGenome Genbank Donation
- James Lick’s mtDNA Utility
- The Wikipedia Article for Haplogroup F
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