Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans locomotion

Nanomaterial: SiO2
Concentration: 2.08 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 0.698 0.471 48 0.00027
Trial 2
  Worm locomotion
average (normalized)
S.D. n p value
Control 1 0.906 914 -
Nanomaterial 0.617 0.333 21 1.8e-6
Trial 3
  Worm locomotion
average (normalized)
S.D. n p value
Control 1 1.023 632 -
Nanomaterial 0.83 0.451 67 0.014