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The purpose of this project is to document the maternal lineage of all people with the HVR mutations 8281-8289d. These marker define the mtDNA haplogroup currently designated B.

Defining Mutations

  • HVR mutations 8281-8289d

Origin

Haplogroup B is believed to have arisen in Asia some 50,000 years age. In his popular book The Seven Daughters of Eve, Bryan Sykes named the originator of this mtDNA haplogroup Ina.

Distribution

Haplogroup B is found frequently in East Asia. Its subgroup B2 is one of five haplogroups found in the indigenous peoples of the Americas, the others being A, C, D, and X.

Subclades of B

Famous Members

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How to Participate

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To participate in this project, join or follow the project, add your oldest known ancestor who belonged to this haplogroup. The profile must be set to public in order to add it.

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