Haplogroup U1a1 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 6,700 and 15,600 years (Behar et al., 2012b).
mtDNA Haplogroup U1a1 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||U1a||2218 4991 6026 7581 14364 16183C 16189||Released 27 Aug 2008|
|02||U1a||2218 4991 6026 7581 14364 16183C 16189||Released 14 Oct 2008|
|03||U1a||4991 6026 7581 16183C||Released 1 Mar 2009|
|05||U1a||4991 6026 7581||Released 8 Jul 2009|
|06||U1a||4991 6026 7581||Released 28 Sep 2009|
|07||U1a||4991 6026 7581||Released 10 Nov 2009|
|08||U1a||4991 6026 7581||Released 21 Mar 2010|
|09||U1a||4991 6026 7581||Released 20 Jun 2010|
|11||U1a||4991 6026 7581||Released 7 Feb 2011|
|12||U1a||4991 6026 7581||Released 20 Jul 2011|
|13||U1a||4991 6026 7581||Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS|
|14||U1a||G4991A G6026A T7581C||Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS|
|15||U1a||G4991A G6026A T7581C||Released 30 Sep 2012|
|16||U1a1||G4991A G6026A T7581C||Released 19 Feb 2014|
|17||U1a1||G4991A G6026A T7581C||Released 18 Feb 2016|
mtDNA Haplogroup U1a1 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|
|Hap5013931||Schönberg et al., 2011||U1a1||U1a1e||none||U1a1:310, 1709, 1711, 3434, 3865, 14311, 14980, 16172, 16183C, 16292, 16319, 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.
- Schonberg, Anna; Theunert, Christoph; Li, Mingkun; Stoneking, Mark & Nasidze, Ivan (2011). High-throughput sequencing of complete human mtDNA genomes from the Caucasus and West Asia: high diversity and demographic inferences. European Journal of Human Genetics, 19(9), 988-994.
- 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 FTDNA Haplogroup Project for Haplogroup U1
- The Wikipedia Article for Haplogroup U1
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