Cubozoa (sea wasps)

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

5 entries grouped by family (browse by taxonomy, browse by keywords)

5 entries

Jellyfish toxin family

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CTX1_CARRA Toxin CrTX-A (CRT-1) (CrTX-B) (Toxin 1) Carybdea rastonii (Box jellyfish)
CTX1_CHIFL Toxin CfTX-1 (Toxin 1) Chironex fleckeri (Australian box jellyfish)
CTX2_CHIFL Toxin CfTX-2 (Toxin 2) Chironex fleckeri (Australian box jellyfish)
CTXA_CARAL Toxin CaTX-A (Toxin A) (CAT-1) Carybdea alata (Hawaiian box jellyfish)
CTXA_CHIQU Toxin CqTX-A (CQT-A) (Toxin A) Chiropsalmus quadrigatus (Box jellyfish)