Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans locomotion

Nanomaterial: SWNT: Single-walled carbon nanotubes
Concentration: 2.08 µg/cm² (dispersant: DI water).
Control: DI Water
Date: 2012-11-12, by: Celeste
Test Method

  Worm speed
average (µm/sec)
S.D. n p value
(Student's t-test)
Control 64.129 37.628 161 -
Nanomaterial 23.563 13.939 46 1.4e-15

Details:

  Well  Tracks from daily videos
 Day 7   Day 8   Day 9 
Control 1 13 tracks 9 tracks 7 tracks
2 12 tracks 19 tracks 7 tracks
3 21 tracks 24 tracks 11 tracks
4 11 tracks 14 tracks 13 tracks
Nanomaterial 1 5 tracks 8 tracks 1 tracks
2 7 tracks 10 tracks 4 tracks
3 3 tracks 4 tracks 4 tracks