Venomous Marine Life - Biopixel Research
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Ecology and Biology of
Venomous Species

Working with James Cook University to discover more about the mechanics of how venoms work in different species.

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Venom toxicity


Understanding the relationship between venom toxicity and prey, why venoms are often quite complex, and researching the novel compounds from venomous animals.

PUBLICATIONS

Mclounan S. & J.E. Seymour . 2012 Venom and cnidome ontogeny of the cubomedusae Chironex fleckeri Toxicon  Accepted August 2012

McCullagh,N, P. Pereira, P. Cullen, R. Mulcahy, R. Bonin, M. Little, S. Gray & J. Seymour.  Randomised trial of magnesium in the treatment of Irukandji syndrome.  Emergency Medicine Australiasia.  Accepted August 2102

S. L.A. Saggiomo, J. E. Seymour . 2012  Cardiotoxic effects of venom fractions from the Australian box jellyfish Chironex fleckeri on human myocardiocytes.  Toxicon; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2012.03.025

M. J. Kingsford, J. E. Seymour  & M. D. O’Callaghan 2012  Abundance patterns of cubozoans on and near the Great Barrier Reef. Hydrobiologia  DOI 10.1007/s10750-012-1041-0

Gordon M, Seymour J  2012 Growth, Development and Temporal Variation in the Onset of Six Chironex fleckeri Medusae Seasons: A Contribution to Understanding Jellyfish Ecology. PLoS ONE 7(2): e31277. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031277

Pintor, A., Krockenberger, A., & Seymour, J.E. , 2010. Venom Physiology in a Litter of Common Death Adders (Acanthophis antarcticus) and their Parents. Toxicon. 57(1):68-75.

Pintor, A., Krockenberger, A., & Seymour, J.E. , 2010. Costs of Venom Production In The Common Death Adder. Toxicon. 56(6):1035-1042

Sachlikidis, N.G., Jones, C.M., & Seymour, J.E.,  2010. The Effects of Temperature on the Incubation of Eggs of the Tropical Rock Lobster Panulirus ornatus. Aquaculture. 305: 79-83

Pereira, P., Barry, J., Corkeron, M., Keir, P., Little, M., & Seymour, J.E. , 2010. Intracerebral Hemorrhage and Death after Envenoming by the Jellyfish Carukia barnesi Death due to Irukandji Syndrome. Clinical Toxicology48(4):390-392

Winter, K,L., Isbister, G.K., McGowan, S., Konstantakopoulos, N., Seymour, J.E., & Hodgson, W.C. 2010 A Pharmacological and Biochemical Examination of the Geographical Variation of Chironex fleckeri Venom Toxicology Letters, Volume 192, Issue 3, Pages 419-424.

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