A human mitochondrial genome database

A compendium of polymorphisms and mutations in human mitochondrial DNA
MITOMAP reports published and unpublished data on human mitochondrial DNA variation. Most of the data is hand-curated and, due to the massive volume of sequencing data being produced world wide, there is always a backlog of papers and data to be added. If you would like to fast-track inclusion of a paper and its data into MITOMAP, please email a pdf to We appreciate your help. Thanks.
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General References   Illustrations:
The Annotated Human Mitochondrial DNA Sequence    View Figures
The rCRS & other mtDNAs   -Mitochondrial DNA Map
Amino Acid Translation Tables   -Eleven pathological mutations in tRNA
Mitochondrial References, ALL (very large file)     • A-L only     • M-Z only   -Mitochondrial energetics
Haplogroup Markers & Frequencies    Simpler mtDNA Tree: Europe, Asia, Africa   -Diabetes metabolism & the mitochondria      
Mitochondrial DNA Function Locations (Gene Loci)   -World migrations
Mitochondrial DNA Polypeptide Assignments   -mtDNA Trees
Complete Mitochondrial Genome Sequences    
Archived Reports:    
    Mitochondrial Human Genome Report   Other databases & tools:
    Common Continent-Specific mtDNA Variants, c.1995   PhyloTree     mtDB     HaploGrep
    mtDNA RFLPs:   High Resolution     Low Resolution   MitoTool     MitoWheel     HvrBase
    mtDNA Manager     mitoLSDB    mtSNP
mtDNA Variants (includes mini insertions & deletions)   Mammalian Mitochondrial tRNA Genes
UPDATED Control Region Variants (16024-576)   HmtDB database     MitoMiner
UPDATED Coding & RNA Variants (577-16023, MTTF-MTTP)   EMPOP CR Database
Somatic Mutations   POLG Database    
Collection of Unpublished Variants   Other Useful Mito Links on the Web
mtDNA Mutations with Reports of Disease-Associations    
Organized by mtDNA location:    
    rRNA/tRNA Mutations    
    Coding & Control Region Mutations    
Organized by phenotype:    
    rRNA/tRNA Mutations    
    Coding & Control Region Mutations    
    LHON Mutations    
Major Rearrangements    
MtDNA Deletions    
Multiple mtDNA Deletions Within Individuals    
MtDNA Inversions    
MtDNA Simple Insertions    
MtDNA Complex Rearrangements    
Nuclear Genes Involved in Mitochondrial Disease    
Structural Nuclear Genes in Mitochondrial Disease    
Non-Structural Nuclear Genes in Mitochondrial Disease    
Mitochondrial Pseudogenes    
Submittal of Data & How to Cite MITOMAP:
Submit Unpublished mtDNA Variants    
If you would like to submit published articles to be included in mitomap, please send the citation & a pdf to
    (please put the word "Mitomap" in the subject line)
How to cite MITOMAP    
Mitochondria Interest Group Video Casts    
mtDNA in the news:
NY Times, May 2, 2000 The Human Family Tree: 10 Adams and 18 Eves
America Now, May 8, 2012 "Mito Kids:" Little soldiers fighting a deadly disease

Map of the Human Mitochondrial DNA
Beagle Web Pick
Scout Report Selection
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