Age: 8,385.5 ± 4,552.2; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: G15301A!!
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: U5a2b
Descendant branch(s): U5a2b4a

YFull Info

Name: U5a2b4
Age: 15300 to 12500 ybp [95% CI]
Expansion: 18000 to 6500 ybp [95% CI]
 Variants: G15301A!!

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Haplogroup U5a2b4 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 3,800 and 12,900 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup U5a2b4 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 U5a2b4 G15301A!! Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 U5a2b4 G15301A!! Released 30 Sep 2012
16 U5a2b4 G15301A!! Released 19 Feb 2014
17 U5a2b4 G15301A!! Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup U5a2b4 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
Hap5001678 Behar et al., 2012b U5a2b4 U5a2b4b none U5a2b4:309.1C, 315.1C, 573.1XC, 6392, 6836, 8965, 16210, 16519
Hap5004253 Behar et al., 2012b U5a2b4 U5a2b4a U5a2b4:16192 U5a2b4:309.1C, 315.1C, 13759, 16519
Hap5008464 - Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016 U5a2b4 - U5a2b4:16192 U5a2b4:309.1C, 315.1C, 13759, 16519
Hap5009537 Herrnstadt et al., 2002 U5a2b4 U5a2b4b U5a2b4:146, 152, 195, 247, 16129, 16187, 16189, 16192, 16223, 16230, 16256, 16270, 16278, 16311, 16526 U5a2b4:1-576d, 6836, 8965, 16024-16569d
Hap5013558 Denmark Raule et al., 2014 U5a2b4 U5a2b4a none U5a2b4:309.1C, 315.1C, 417, 4491, 12379, 13759, 16519

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