Haplogroup C (mtDNA)

222,878pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

In human mitochondrial genetics, Haplogroup C is a human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroup.

Haplogroup C is believed to have arisen in Asia some 60,000 years before present. It is a descendant of the haplogroup M.

Haplogroup C is found in Northeast Asia[1] (including Siberia) and is also one of five haplogroups found in the indigenous peoples of the Americas[1], the others being A, B, D, and X.

In his popular book The Seven Daughters of Eve, Bryan Sykes named the originator of this mtDNA haplogroup Chochmingwu.


  1. ^ a b Haplogroup C.

See also Edit

External links Edit

Human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroups

  most recent common mt-ancestor    
L0   L1  
L2 L3   L4 L5 L6 L7
  M N  
CZ D E G Q   A I O   R   S W X Y
C Z B F pre-HV   pre-JT P  UK

This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at Haplogroup C (mtDNA). The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.