Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans body size

Nanomaterial: nano-Ag
Concentration: 50 ppm (dispersant: DI water).
Control: DI Water
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 1340.7 93.1 321 -
Nanomaterial 651.6 74.2 47 1.8e-59
Raw Data.
  Well Worm length
average (µm)
S.D. n
Control 1330 95.4 37
1346.7 96 44
1371.5 57.6 51
1298.2 125.8 29
1315.8 84.1 39
1356.9 77.4 41
1360.7 68.8 44
1319.1 118.7 36
Nanomaterial 649 80.4 19
653.2 69.7 28