Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans locomotion

Nanomaterial: CeO2: Cerium oxide nanopowder
Concentration: 0.21 µg/cm² (dispersant: DI water).
Control: DI Water
Test Method

Trial 1
  Worm locomotion
average (normalized)
S.D. n p value
Control 1 0.906 914 -
Nanomaterial 0.736 0.428 33 0.0012
Trial 2
  Worm locomotion
average (normalized)
S.D. n p value
Control 1 1.023 632 -
Nanomaterial 0.989 0.856 49 0.93