Age: 984.5 ± 2,070.5; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: T4209C
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: U5b1e1
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup U5b1e1a is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who started this branch lived at some point between recent generations and 3,100 years ago (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup U5b1e1a 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.

14U5b1e1aT4209CReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15U5b1e1aT4209CReleased 30 Sep 2012
16U5b1e1aT4209CReleased 19 Feb 2014
17U5b1e1aT4209CReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup U5b1e1a 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
Hap5007440Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016noneU5b1e1a:315.1C, 523-524d, 16519
Hap5016885Malyarchuk et al., 2010anoneU5b1e1a:315.1C, 523-524d, 16519, 16524
Hap5016899Malyarchuk et al., 2010anoneU5b1e1a:315.1C, 523-524d, 16519
Hap5016945Malyarchuk et al., 2010anoneU5b1e1a:315.1C, 523-524d, 16093, 16183C, 16193.1C, 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
Hap10092194United StatesUnited StatesAfghanistanAfghanistan
Hap10092195United StatesUnited StatesCzech RepublicCzech Republic
Hap10092196United StatesUnited StatesLithuaniaLithuania
Hap10092198Serbia and MontenegroSerbia and MontenegroSerbia and MontenegroSerbia and Montenegro
Hap10092199United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10092200United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10092201United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States

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

Sources & Resources

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