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

It is an East Asian haplogroup[1]. Today G is found at its highest frequency in northeastern Siberia.[2] Haplogroup G is also found at lower frequency among some populations of northern East Asia and Central Asia.

Relationship to other haplogroupsEdit

Haplogroup G is a descendant of haplogroup M.

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


Haplogroup G is divided into subclades G1 and G2a, which represent the Koryaks and Itelmen.[2]


  1. ^ Haplogroup G.
  2. ^ a b mtDNA Haplogroup Testing

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