Age: 15,529.7 ± 4,889.9; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: A5656G
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: U5b
Descendant branch(s): U5b1a U5b1b U5b1c U5b1d U5b1e U5b1f U5b1g U5b1h U5b1i

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

Haplogroup U5b1 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 10,600 and 20,400 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup U5b1 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
01 U5b1 5656 Released 27 Aug 2008
02 U5b1 5656 Released 14 Oct 2008
03 U5b1 5656 Released 1 Mar 2009
05 U5b1 5656 Released 8 Jul 2009
06 U5b1 5656 Released 28 Sep 2009
07 U5b1 5656 Released 10 Nov 2009
08 U5b1 5656 Released 21 Mar 2010
09 U5b1 5656 Released 20 Jun 2010
10 U5b1 5656 Released 10 Aug 2010
11 U5b1 5656 Released 7 Feb 2011
12 U5b1 5656 Released 20 Jul 2011
13 U5b1 5656 Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 U5b1 A5656G Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 U5b1 A5656G Released 30 Sep 2012
16 U5b1 A5656G Released 19 Feb 2014
17 U5b1 A5656G Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup U5b1 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
Hap5003470 Behar et al., 2012b U5b1 U5b1k U5b1:146 U5b1:309.1C, 315.1C, 523-524d, 9285
Hap5004342 Behar et al., 2012b U5b1 U5b1* U5b1:146, 16192 U5b1:73, 106-111d, 315.1C, 15758, 16239, 16356, 16519
Hap5011710 Lombes et al., 2013 U5b1 U5b1* U5b1:152, 16129 U5b1:207, 214, 310, 3423G, 4985, 5460, 5632, 7864, 9176, 9335, 9559G, 11335, 13683, 13702G, 14199G, 14272G, 14365G, 14368G, 15381, 16519
Hap5020732 Fu et al., 2013b U5b1 U5b1* U5b1:16192 U5b1:309.1C, 315.1C, 16519

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