Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans body size

Nanomaterial: MWNT-15-5: Multi-walled carbon nanotubes
Concentration: 1.04 µg/cm² (dispersant: Tannic acid).
Control: Tannic acid (3.333 µg/mL Agar)
Date: 2013-11-02, by: Charles, Alma
Test Method


Worm length distribution.
Worm length average.
  Worm length
average (µm)
S.D. n p value
(Student's t-test)
Control 1324.8 96.8 176 -
Nanomaterial 1156.6 74.5 47 5.8e-22
Raw Data.
  Well Worm length
average (µm)
S.D. n
Control 1320.1 68.1 25
1333.4 114.5 37
1318.5 70.9 31
1344 36 30
1334.9 85.7 31
1284.3 161 22
Nanomaterial 1154.8 89.1 23
1158.3 57.1 24