Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans body size

Nanomaterial: MWNT-OH: Hydroxylated multi-walled carbon nanotubes
Concentration: 5 ppm (dispersant: Tannic acid).
Control: Tannic acid
Date: 2014-05-19, by: SangKyu
Test Method


Worm length distribution.
Worm length average.
  Worm length
average (µm)
S.D. n p value
(Student's t-test)
Control 1054 161.2 180 -
Nanomaterial 1172 120.1 86 2.4e-10
Raw Data.
  Well Worm length
average (µm)
S.D. n
Control 1000.1 142.7 38
1080.3 92.8 24
1044.1 159.1 26
1034.6 172.3 23
1051.6 170.2 18
1105.4 151.9 29
1150.1 123.2 14
970.8 263.4 8
Nanomaterial 1179.5 98.9 40
1165.4 135.5 46