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Age: 3,451.5 ± 2,929.5; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: A1047G
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: U5b1b1
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup U5b1b1f is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 500 and 6,400 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup U5b1b1f 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 Mutations Notes
14 U5b1b1f A1047G Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 U5b1b1f A1047G Released 30 Sep 2012
16 U5b1b1f A1047G Released 19 Feb 2014
17 U5b1b1f A1047G Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup U5b1b1f 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 resuts over to build 17.

Hg IDPublicationMissing VariantsAdditional Variants
Hap5004776 Behar et al., 2012b none U5b1b1f:315.1C, 2099Y, 4353Y, 9554, 16519
Hap5016879 Malyarchuk et al., 2010a none U5b1b1f:315.1C, 384, 4561, 16093, 16519
Hap5016905 Malyarchuk et al., 2010a U5b1b1f:16129 U5b1b1f:315.1C, 16093, 16519

Geno 2.0 Data

Data from Geno 2.0 is derived from the The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project — the DAR. The Hg ID is specific to this site and is used to protect the identities of those who take part in Genographic research. Birth Country, Mother's Birth Country, and Maternal Grandmother's Birth Country have been normalized from DAR database fields. The Maternal Origin is determined based on the three previous fields.

Note: Geno 2.0 results currently use Phylotree build 16. I am working on changing resuts over to build 17.

Hg IDBirth
Birth Country
Maternal Grandmother's
Birth Country
Hap10091538United StatesUnited StatesLithuaniaLithuania
Hap10091540United StatesUnited StatesUkraineUkraine
Hap10091541United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10091542United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States

If you use the information in this table, please credit both this site and The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project.

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