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

Haplogroup Y was found in South Siberian populations with a frequency of 1%.[1] However, this haplogroup was found with high frequency among the Ainu and the Nivkhi.

Relationship to other haplogroupsEdit

Haplogroup Y is a descendant of haplogroup N.

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


  1. ^ Diversity of Mitochondrial DNA Lineages in South Siberia by Derenko1 et al., Annals of Human Genetics Volume 67 Issue 5 Page 391 - September 2003

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