Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans locomotion

Nanomaterial: MWNT-30-5: Multi-walled carbon nanotubes
Concentration: 2.08 µg/cm² (dispersant: Tannic acid).
Control: Tannic acid (3.333 µg/mL Agar)
Date: 2013-07-14, by: Charles, Alma
Test Method

  Worm speed
average (µm/sec)
S.D. n p value
(Student's t-test)
Control 50.168 34.496 441 -
Nanomaterial 37.759 27.792 35 0.014

Details:

  Well  Tracks from daily videos
 Day 7   Day 8   Day 9 
Control 1 17 tracks 9 tracks 16 tracks
2 9 tracks 6 tracks 13 tracks
3 16 tracks 12 tracks 11 tracks
4 21 tracks 7 tracks 9 tracks
5 23 tracks 6 tracks 9 tracks
6 18 tracks 11 tracks 9 tracks
7 22 tracks 14 tracks 5 tracks
8 21 tracks 3 tracks 6 tracks
9 19 tracks 17 tracks 8 tracks
10 14 tracks 13 tracks 7 tracks
11 9 tracks 9 tracks 5 tracks
12 19 tracks 14 tracks 14 tracks
Nanomaterial 1 10 tracks 6 tracks 4 tracks
2 5 tracks 5 tracks 5 tracks