Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans lifespan

Nanomaterial: aminofullerene: Amine functionalized fullerene
Concentration: 1.04 µg/cm² (dispersant: DI water).
Control: DI Water
Date: 2013-05-31, by: Charles, Alma
Test Method

Worm survival curve.

  Worm lifespan
average (days)
S.D. n p value
(LogRank test)
Control 13.2 3.8 1564 -
Nanomaterial 12.9 3.5 95 0.34

Raw Data.

  Well  Lifespan Number of living worms on each day
Avg. Median 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Control 1 11 11 0                      
2 12.4 12 0                  
3 11.7 11 0                  
4 13.3 13          
5 15.1 16        
6 13.7 14        
7 13.1 12          
8 14 14          
9 13.4 13          
10 14.2 14        
11 14 14        
12 14 14        
13 12.2 12        
14 13.3 14        
15 14 14        
16 13.4 13        
17 13.2 13          
18 12.6 12        
19 13.5 16        
20 13.8 13        
21 13.8 13        
22 12.6 12        
23 15.4 15
24 13 12          
25 12 12    
26 13.3 12        
27 12.4 12        
28 12.2 12          
29 13.2 12        
30 13 12          
Nanomaterial 1 13.3 13        
2 12.4 12 41