Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans body size

Nanomaterial: MWNT-15-20: Multi-walled carbon nanotubes
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 1091.6 156.7 40 2.4e-12
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 1160.6 91.2 26
963.4 171.6 14