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R5a2 (Mitochondrial DNA)

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This project is a meeting place for users who share the R5a2 Mitochondrial DNA haplogroup, which means they are related along their maternal lines. Users in this group may want to share their family trees with each other to find overlaps and merge duplicate profiles in order to join or expand the World Family Tree and discover new relatives.

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

Possible time of origin: Age: 16,277.0 ± 5,754.0; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)

Possible place of origin: Undetermined

Parent Branch: R5a

Descendants branch(s): R5a2a R5a2b

Distribution: Prevalent especially among Dravidic groups of India and Sri Lanka.

Mutations: T152C! A11293G T13635C G14040A C15385T T16356C


Geni Users With This mtDNA Haplogroup (Confirmed by DNA Test)

South African mtDNA Progenitor:

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