Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans body size

Nanomaterial: MWNT-15-5: Multi-walled carbon nanotubes
Concentration: 2.08 µg/cm² (dispersant: DI water).
Control: DI Water
Date: 2013-11-08, 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 1281 112.1 223 -
Nanomaterial 1225.3 96.7 36 0.0032
Raw Data.
  Well Worm length
average (µm)
S.D. n
Control 1227.3 132.8 35
1335.8 52.1 34
1341 43.4 25
1235.5 149.9 31
1273.2 88.6 37
1295.2 137.4 30
1274 63.6 31
Nanomaterial 1253.5 73.6 17
1200.2 107.3 19