Age: 8,117.2 ± 4,155.7; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: T12441C
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: U5a2b1
Descendant branch(s):

YFull Info

Name: U5a2b1a
Age: 16900 to 8100 ybp [95% CI]
Expansion: 21200 to 3600 ybp [95% CI]
 Variants: T12441C

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

Haplogroup U5a2b1a is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 4,000 and 12,300 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup U5a2b1a 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
09 U5a2b1a 12441 Released 20 Jun 2010
10 U5a2b1a 12441 Released 10 Aug 2010
11 U5a2b1a 12441 Released 7 Feb 2011
12 U5a2b1a 12441 Released 20 Jul 2011
13 U5a2b1a 12441 Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 U5a2b1a T12441C Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 U5a2b1a T12441C Released 30 Sep 2012
16 U5a2b1a T12441C Released 19 Feb 2014
17 U5a2b1a T12441C Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup U5a2b1a 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
Hap5005054 Behar et al., 2012b U5a2b1a U5a2b* none U5a2b1a:315.1C, 2352, 5471, 16519
Hap5008351 - Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016 U5a2b1a - none U5a2b1a:315.1C, 15927, 16519
Hap5009409 Herrnstadt et al., 2002 U5a2b1a U5a2b* U5a2b1a:146, 152, 195, 247, 16129, 16187, 16189, 16192, 16223, 16230, 16256, 16270, 16278, 16311, 16526 U5a2b1a:1-576d, 3918, 16024-16569d
Hap5013058 Denmark Raule et al., 2014 U5a2b1a U5a2b1a1 U5a2b1a:16256 U5a2b1a:315.1C, 7941, 16302, 16519
Hap5013556 Denmark Raule et al., 2014 U5a2b1a U5a2b1a1 U5a2b1a:16256 U5a2b1a:315.1C, 7941, 16519
Hap5016947 Russia Malyarchuk et al., 2010a U5a2b1a U5a2b* U5a2b1a:16189 U5a2b1a:315.1C, 2352, 5471, 16519
Hap5016965 Belarus Malyarchuk et al., 2010b U5a2b1a U5a2b* none U5a2b1a:211, 315.1C, 8718, 8952, 9095, 16093, 16519

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