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Age: 8,786.0 ± 3,759.2; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: T4216C G7775A
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: K1a2
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup K1a2c is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 5,000 and 12,500 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup K1a2c 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.

14K1a2cT4216C G7775AReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15K1a2cT4216C G7775AReleased 30 Sep 2012
16K1a2cT4216C G7775AReleased 19 Feb 2014
17K1a2cT4216C G7775AReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup K1a2c 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
Hap5001664Behar et al., 2012bK1a2c:146, 152, 16093K1a2c:183, 309.1C, 315.1C, 524.1ACAC
Hap5002395Behar et al., 2012bK1a2c:152, 16093K1a2c:315.1C, 524.1ACAC, 942, 8392, 9491, 16192, 16288
Hap5004507Behar et al., 2012bK1a2c:146K1a2c:54T, 315.1C, 524.1ACAC, 1292, 1692, 13886, 15944, 16261
Hap5008493Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016K1a2c:152, 16093K1a2c:315.1C, 499, 524.1ACAC, 942, 6915, 8392, 9491, 16288

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
Hap10061360United StatesUnited StatesIrelandIreland
Hap10061361United StatesUnited StatesSwedenSweden
Hap10061362AustraliaUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Hap10061363United KingdomUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Hap10061364United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10061365United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10061366United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10061367United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10061369United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10061370United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited 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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