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Age: 3,366.5 ± 2,665.2; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: T146C! G1709A A9545G
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: K1a
Descendant branch(s): K1a13a


Haplogroup K1a13 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 700 and 6,000 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup K1a13 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.

08K1a13(146) (195) 1709 9545Released 21 Mar 2010
09K1a13(146) (195) 1709 9545Released 20 Jun 2010
10K1a13(146) (195) 1709 9545Released 10 Aug 2010
11K1a13(146) (195) 1709 9545Released 7 Feb 2011
12K1a13(146) (195) 1709 9545Released 20 Jul 2011
13K1a13(146) (195) 1709 9545Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14K1a13T146C! G1709A A9545GReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15K1a13T146C! G1709A A9545GReleased 30 Sep 2012
16K1a13T146C! G1709A A9545GReleased 19 Feb 2014
17K1a13T146C! G1709A A9545GReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup K1a13 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
Hap5001551Behar et al., 2012bK1a13:152K1a13:309.1C, 315.1C, 524.1AC, 15808C, 15851
Hap5002154Behar et al., 2012bnoneK1a13:309.1C, 315.1C
Hap5002884Behar et al., 2012bK1a13:152K1a13:309.1C, 315.1C, 524.1ACAC, 15808C, 15851, 16093Y
Hap5009966Hinttala et al., 2006K1a13:152, 247, 497, 16093, 16129, 16187, 16189, 16223, 16224, 16230, 16278K1a13:1-522d, 15808C, 15851, 16091-16569d
Hap5020797Costa et al., 2013K1a13:152K1a13:309.1C, 315.1C, 524.1ACAC, 15808C, 15851

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
Hap10059770United StatesMexicoMexicoMexico
Hap10059772New ZealandNew ZealandUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Hap10059773United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10059774UnspecifiedUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10059775United 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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