Age: 4,582.4 ± 4,420.0; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: A12331G
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Parent Branch: U5a1b
Descendant branch(s):

YFull Info

Name: U5a1b4
Age: 12100 to 6600 ybp [95% CI]
Expansion: 11500 to 1300 ybp [95% CI]
 Variants: A12331G

Note: This information does not imply an endorsement of YFull or their methods. It is provided at the request of readers.

Haplogroup U5a1b4 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 200 and 9,000 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup U5a1b4 Phylotree History

Phylotree.org 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.

Build# Called Variants (Mutations) Notes
14 U5a1b4 A12331G Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 U5a1b4 A12331G Released 30 Sep 2012
16 U5a1b4 A12331G Released 19 Feb 2014
17 U5a1b4 A12331G Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup U5a1b4 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 results over to build 17.

Hg IDOriginPublicationHg BLD16 Hg BLD17 Hg YFullMissing VariantsAdditional Variants
Hap5007699 - Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016 U5a1b4 - none U5a1b4:315.1C, 524.1AC, 15940, 16093, 16362, 16519
Hap5008294 - Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016 U5a1b4 - none U5a1b4:315.1C, 16093Y, 16519
Hap5009528 Herrnstadt et al., 2002 U5a1b4 U5a1b4 U5a1b4:146, 152, 195, 247, 16129, 16187, 16189, 16192, 16223, 16230, 16256, 16270, 16278, 16311, 16399 U5a1b4:1-576d, 16024-16569d
Hap5013633 Denmark Raule et al., 2014 U5a1b4 U5a1b4 none U5a1b4:315.1C, 14668G, 16093, 16362, 16519
Hap5014221 Sequeira et al., 2015 U5a1b4 U5a1b4 U5a1b4:152 U5a1b4:315.1C, 14755, 16362, 16519

Sources & Resources

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