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Age: Undetermined
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: T146C! T152C! A188G G1211A C11268T C13431T A15634G
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: U6a3
Descendant branch(s): U6a3b1


Haplogroup U6a3b is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup U6a3b Phylotree History 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.

15U6a3bT146C! A188GReleased 30 Sep 2012
16U6a3bT146C! T152C! A188G G1211A C11268T C13431T A15634GReleased 19 Feb 2014
17U6a3bT146C! T152C! A188G G1211A C11268T C13431T A15634GReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup U6a3b 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
Hap5014061Secher et al., 2014noneU6a3b:315.1C, 16017N, 16041N, 16048N, 16051N, 16183d, 16433, 16519
Hap5017943Pereira et al., 2010bnoneU6a3b:207, 309.1C, 315.1C, 16183C, 16519
Hap5017948Pereira et al., 2010bnoneU6a3b:315.1C, 6261, 16183C, 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
Hap10094319UnspecifiedUnited StatesPortugalPortugal
Hap10094320United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10094321United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10094322United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10094323United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10094324Cape VerdeCape VerdeUnspecifiedCape Verde

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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