U6 haplogroup mitochondrial DNA project - News

February 5, 2009 - Project start

March 5, 2009
- A new U6 mtDNA tree by Dr Van Oven:
  • new U6a1a and U6a1b branches
  • the highly recurrent mutation 16519 was removed from the tree
  • new U6a7a1 branch
  • new U6d1 branch
March 26, 2009 - 50th member

May 11, 2009
- A new U6 mtDNA tree by Dr Van Oven:
  • new U6a7b branch
December 19, 2010 - 100th member

December 23, 2010 - Population expansion in the North African Late Pleistocene signalled by mitochondrial DNA haplogroup U6 - Luisa Pereira, and al. - BMC Evolutionary Biology 10:390 (2010)