Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans locomotion

Nanomaterial: SiO2
Concentration: 1.04 µg/cm² (dispersant: DI water).
Control: DI Water
Test Method

Trial 1
  Worm locomotion
average (normalized)
S.D. n p value
Control 1 0.587 161 -
Nanomaterial 0.633 0.406 66 8.7e-8
Trial 2
  Worm locomotion
average (normalized)
S.D. n p value
Control 1 0.906 914 -
Nanomaterial 0.819 0.515 19 0.15
Trial 3
  Worm locomotion
average (normalized)
S.D. n p value
Control 1 1.023 632 -
Nanomaterial 0.799 0.563 59 0.017