Cubozoa (sea wasps) (taxid:6137)

Description Cubozoa (box jellyfish) is a class of animals distinguished by their cube-shaped medusae. Some species of box jellyfish produce extremely potent venom, are extremely painful and can be fatal to humans.

The box jellyfish Chironex fleckeri (Image from Wikimedia licensed under Creative Commons)

Venom protein entries in UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot

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8 entries grouped by family

1 entry

Bradykinin-potentiating peptide family

"Bradykinin-potentiating peptide family" VenomZone page
BPP_CHIQU Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitory peptide ... Chiropsoides quadrigatus (Box jellyfish) ...

3 entries

Jellyfish toxin family, Type I subfamily

JTX11_CHIFL Toxin CfTX-1 (Toxin 1) Chironex fleckeri (Australian box jellyfish)
JTX12_CHIFL Toxin CfTX-2 (Toxin 2) Chironex fleckeri (Australian box jellyfish)
JTX1A_CHIQU Toxin CqTX-A (CQT-A) (Toxin A) Chiropsoides quadrigatus (Box jellyfish) ...

4 entries

Jellyfish toxin family, Type II subfamily

JTX21_CARRA Toxin CrTX-A (CRT-1) (CrTX-B) (Toxin 1) ... Carybdea rastonii (Box jellyfish)
JTX2A_CARAL Toxin CaTX-A (Toxin-A) (CAT-1) (Toxin CaTX-B) ... Carybdea alata (Hawaiian box jellyfish)
JTX2A_CHIFL Toxin CfTX-A (Toxin A) (TX-A) Chironex fleckeri (Australian box jellyfish)
JTX2B_CHIFL Toxin CfTX-B (Toxin B) (TX-B) Chironex fleckeri (Australian box jellyfish)