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Age: Undetermined
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: T199C G709A A9324G C14455T
Parent Branch: K1b1a1c
Descendant branch(s): J1b5a1


Haplogroup J1b5a is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup J1b5a 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.

15J1b5aT199C C6045a A9324G T10274C G13145A C14455T G16274AReleased 30 Sep 2012
16J1b5aT199C C6045a A9324G T10274C G13145A C14455T G16274AReleased 19 Feb 2014
17J1b5aT199C G709A A9324G C14455TReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup J1b5a 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
Hap5018853Pala et al., 2012noneJ1b5a:309.1C, 315.1C, 16519
Hap5018854Pala et al., 2012J1b5a:16223J1b5a:315.1C, 9389, 16519
Hap5021113Derenko et al., 2013J1b5a:6045AJ1b5a:309.1C, 315.1C, 6182, 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
Hap10051132United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10051133United Arab EmiratesIndiaUnspecifiedIndia

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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mtDNA Consultants

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