Age: 6,175.2 ± 3,406.8; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: T455d C14684T C16168T
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: U5a2b
Descendant branch(s): U5a2b3a

YFull Info

Name: U5a2b3
Age: 15300 to 12500 ybp [95% CI]
Expansion: 11500 to 5400 ybp [95% CI]
 Variants: T455d C14684T C16168T

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

Haplogroup U5a2b3 is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup U5a2b3 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 U5a2b3 T455d C13351T C14684T C16168T Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 U5a2b3 T455d C13351T C14684T C16168T Released 30 Sep 2012
16 U5a2b3 T455d C14684T C16168T Released 19 Feb 2014
17 U5a2b3 T455d C14684T C16168T Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup U5a2b3 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
Hap5008501 - Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016 U5a2b3 - none U5a2b3:199, 309.1C, 315.1C, 10966, 12397, 16111, 16519

Sources & Resources

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