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Age: Undetermined
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: T195C! T8260C C9371T C15381T A16318t
Parent Branch: K1b1a
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup K1b1a2 is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup K1b1a2 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.

13K1b1a2195 8260 9371 15381 16093 16318TReleased 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14K1b1a2T195C! T8260C C9371T C15381T T16093C A16318tReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
16K1b1a2T195C! T8260C C9371T C15381T A16318tReleased 19 Feb 2014
17K1b1a2T195C! T8260C C9371T C15381T A16318tReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup K1b1a2 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
Hap5002552Behar et al., 2012bnoneK1b1a2:146Y, 309.1C, 315.1C, 5899.1C
Hap5007350Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016noneK1b1a2:309.1C, 315.1C, 5899.1C
Hap5015830Pereira et al., ‎2007noneK1b1a2:309.1CC, 315.1C, 2023

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
Hap10063361United StatesUnited StatesPortugalPortugal
Hap10063362United StatesCubaSpainSpain

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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