Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans body size

Nanomaterial: CB: Carbon Black
Concentration: 1 ppm (dispersant: 0.0025% SDS).
Control: 0.0025% SDS
Date: 2014-06-02, by: SangKyu
Test Method


Worm length distribution.
Worm length average.
  Worm length
average (µm)
S.D. n p value
(Student's t-test)
Control 1383.6 63.8 380 -
Nanomaterial 1360.9 60.8 55 0.013
Raw Data.
  Well Worm length
average (µm)
S.D. n
Control 1389.7 50.5 43
1392.7 43.9 45
1362.5 84.3 45
1374 58.3 50
1395.5 76.5 41
1384.7 61.1 49
1387.2 59.8 53
1384.1 62.8 54
Nanomaterial 1323.6 61.7 13
1372.5 55.6 42