Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans body size

Nanomaterial: SWNT: Single-walled carbon nanotubes
Concentration: 1.04 µg/cm² (dispersant: DI water).
Control: DI Water
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 1222.8 96 201 -
Nanomaterial 1157.1 64.3 89 7.7e-11
Raw Data.
  Well Worm length
average (µm)
S.D. n
Control 1190.9 115 30
1246.8 60.3 30
1215.2 92.1 42
1214.4 118.1 30
1250.6 57.5 35
1217.8 105.3 34
Nanomaterial 1136.7 65.7 50
1183.3 51.8 39