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Age: Undetermined
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: G5261A
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: U4a2
Descendant branch(s): U4a2h1


Haplogroup U4a2h is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup U4a2h Phylotree History 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.

15U4a2hG5261AReleased 30 Sep 2012
16U4a2hG5261AReleased 19 Feb 2014
17U4a2hG5261AReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup U4a2h 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
Hap5001907Behar et al., 2012bnoneU4a2h:16173
Hap5008419Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016noneU4a2h:524.1AC, 3483
Hap5012519Raule et al., 2014noneU4a2h:524.1AC, 14647, 16173
Hap5013420Raule et al., 2014noneU4a2h:524.1ACAC, 14647, 16173

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
Hap10085388United KingdomUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Hap10085389United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10085390United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10085391United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10085392United StatesUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnited 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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