Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans body size

Nanomaterial: MWNT-15-5: Multi-walled carbon nanotubes
Concentration: 1.04 µg/cm² (dispersant: Tannic acid).
Control: Tannic acid (6.667 µg/mL Agar)
Date: 2012-11-12, by: Celeste
Test Method


Worm length distribution.
Worm length average.
  Worm length
average (µm)
S.D. n p value
(Student's t-test)
Control 1261.8 74.5 140 -
Nanomaterial 1223.5 78 23 0.039
Raw Data.
  Well Worm length
average (µm)
S.D. n
Control 1287.3 97.4 34
1254.2 66.1 43
1246.1 51.2 28
1259.1 68.1 35
Nanomaterial 1223.5 78 23