Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans locomotion

Nanomaterial: SiO2
Concentration: 0.21 µg/cm² (dispersant: DI water).
Control: DI Water
Date: 2013-07-14, by: Charles, Alma
Test Method

  Worm speed
average (µm/sec)
S.D. n p value
(Student's t-test)
Control 52.48 53.665 632 -
Nanomaterial 41.76 24.373 56 0.0062

Details:

  Well  Tracks from daily videos
 Day 7   Day 8   Day 9 
Control 1 24 tracks 21 tracks 7 tracks
2 22 tracks 13 tracks 14 tracks
3 18 tracks 19 tracks 17 tracks
4 20 tracks 17 tracks 17 tracks
5 21 tracks 6 tracks 6 tracks
6 11 tracks 12 tracks 9 tracks
7 20 tracks 15 tracks 5 tracks
8 14 tracks 8 tracks 4 tracks
9 14 tracks 7 tracks 3 tracks
10 24 tracks 19 tracks 6 tracks
11 17 tracks 13 tracks 17 tracks
12 9 tracks 8 tracks 5 tracks
13 8 tracks 4 tracks 6 tracks
14 11 tracks 12 tracks 10 tracks
15 8 tracks 13 tracks 16 tracks
16 16 tracks 9 tracks 11 tracks
17 9 tracks 9 tracks 8 tracks
Nanomaterial 1 11 tracks 9 tracks 12 tracks
2 10 tracks 6 tracks 8 tracks