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Age: 5,592.2 ± 3,289.3; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: A13413G
Parent Branch: K1a4a1
Descendant branch(s): K1a4a1c1


Haplogroup K1a4a1c is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup K1a4a1c 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.

14K1a4a1cT199C A13413GReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15K1a4a1cT199C A13413GReleased 30 Sep 2012
16K1a4a1cT199C A13413GReleased 19 Feb 2014
17K1a4a1cA13413GReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup K1a4a1c 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
Hap5004573Behar et al., 2012bK1a4a1c:16093K1a4a1c:204, 309.1C, 315.1C, 4113
Hap5007341Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016K1a4a1c:16093K1a4a1c:315.1C, 1836, 5561, 7298T
Hap5008047Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016K1a4a1c:16093K1a4a1c:315.1C, 1836, 5561, 7298T
Hap5008612Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016K1a4a1c:16093K1a4a1c:315.1C, 1836, 3106N, 5561, 7298T

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
Hap10062610United StatesUnited StatesSlovakiaSlovakia
Hap10062611United KingdomUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Hap10062612United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10062613United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10062614United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10062615United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10062616United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10062617United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10062618United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10062619United 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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mtDNA Consultants

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