- Alessia Remigante,
- Roberta Costa,
- Rossana Morabito,
- Giuseppa La Spada,
- Angela Marino,
- Silvia Dossena
Toxins (Basel) 2018 Mar 23;10(4). Epub 2018 Mar 23.
Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Paracelsus Medical University, Strubergasse 21, A-5020 Salzburg, Austria.
Cnidaria include the most venomous animals of the world. Among Cnidaria, Scyphozoa (true jellyfish) are ubiquitous, abundant, and often come into accidental contact with humans and, therefore, represent a threat for public health and safety. The venom of Scyphozoa is a complex mixture of bioactive substances-including thermolabile enzymes such as phospholipases, metalloproteinases, and, possibly, pore-forming proteins-and is only partially characterized. Read More