Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans locomotion

Nanomaterial: MWNT-OH: Hydroxylated multi-walled carbon nanotubes
Concentration: 2.08 µg/cm² (dispersant: Tannic acid).
Control: Tannic acid (6.667 µg/mL Agar)
Date: 2012-11-12, by: Celeste
Test Method

  Worm speed
average (µm/sec)
S.D. n p value
(Student's t-test)
Control 57.257 33.318 385 -
Nanomaterial 34.102 20.92 80 1.8e-14

Details:

  Well  Tracks from daily videos
 Day 7   Day 8   Day 9 
Control 1 20 tracks 12 tracks 15 tracks
2 11 tracks 4 tracks 5 tracks
3 11 tracks 7 tracks 4 tracks
4 14 tracks 9 tracks 4 tracks
5 19 tracks 8 tracks 14 tracks
6 12 tracks 6 tracks 15 tracks
7 6 tracks 20 tracks 13 tracks
8 9 tracks 9 tracks 17 tracks
9 18 tracks 9 tracks 13 tracks
10 22 tracks 12 tracks 12 tracks
11 21 tracks 4 tracks 10 tracks
Nanomaterial 1 12 tracks 3 tracks 13 tracks
2 16 tracks 4 tracks 8 tracks
3 10 tracks 6 tracks 8 tracks