Comparative study of the toxic effects of Chrysaora quinquecirrha (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa) and Chironex fleckeri (Cnidaria: Cubozoa) venoms using cell-based assays
Dalia Ponce, Diane L Brinkman, Karen Luna-Ramirez, Christine E Wright, Juan Jose Dorantes-Aranda
Toxicon | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2015
Awarded by Australian Research Council
This work was supported by the Melbourne International Fee Remission Scholarship (MIFRS) and Melbourne International Research Scholarship (MIRS) from the University of Melbourne and by the Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies from the National Council of Science and Technology from Mexico (CONACyT) awarded to D. P. We thank The Struan Sutherland Trust funding to the Australian Venom Research Unit (AVRU) for supporting K. L-R. and D. P. The authors also thank the Australian Research Council, grant DP130102859, for funding J.J.D-A. We-thank Senior Aquarist Sharyl Crossley from the Tennessee Aquarium for her kind assistance in sampling and processing of C. quinquecirrha jellyfish specimens. The authors also acknowledge Dr. Ken Winkel from AVRU (University of Melbourne) for his comments to the manuscript and Dr Jon Mangum from the Laboratory of Proteomics and Calcium (University of Melbourne) for his help in sample processing, protein identifications and comments to improve the manuscript. We also thank David Ian Stapleton from The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health for sample processing and protein identifications at Bio21 Institute (University of Melbourne).