Sl. No. Dose(mg/kg) Cellulolytic activityat 100nm Exposure Cellulolytic activityat 50nm Exposure Cellulolytic activityat 35nm Exposure Cellulolytic activityat10nm Exposure
1. 0 176.0 ± 0.96* 175.0 ± 6.56 176.3 ± 7.08 174.5 ± 8.44
2. 0.5 179.2 ± 2.52 173.6 ± 9.14* 164.0 ± 7.24* 176.5 ± 7.77*
3. 1.0 173.4 ± 1.68* 176.9 ± 2.04 189.1 ± 5.04* 176.0 ± 9.62*
4. 1.5 174.4 ± 0.47 176.3 ± 0.71* 173.6 ± 2.28* 196.7 ± 0.82
5. 2.0 174.6 ± 5.32 176.9 ± 2.06 171.1 ± 3.49 203.1 ± 6.68*
6. 2.5 174.3 ± 0.98* 176.7 ± 1.46 168.3 ± 3.22 196.4 ± 3.36
7. 3.0 183.2 ± 416* 181.1 ± 1.16* 152.7 ± 3.58 220.3 ± 4.34
8. 3.5 177.8 ± 8.24 178.2 ± 9.46 167.9 ± 8.88* 237.3 ± 8.28
9. 4.0 176.5 ± 7.84* 179.2 ± 6.28 170.7 ± 3.72* 234.9 ± 7.78*
10. 4.5 187.9 ± 1.38* 173.7 ± 5.16 170.8 ± 0.58 236.3 ± 7.06
11. 5.0 172.5 ± 6.92 174.2 ± 4.13 - 248.0 ± 3.26*
12. 5.5 168.6 ± 5.07 181.4 ± 5.54* 165.1 ± 3.03 255.5 ± 9.02
13. 6.0 183.5 ± 1.66 175.8 ± 2.12 174.3 ± 3.98* 236.3 ± 4.52
14. 6.5 180.6 ± 3.08* 173.0 ± 4.44 171.9 ± 2.05* 242.4 ± 6.72
15. 7.0 173.7 ± 6.02 - 177.2 ± 2.64 242.3 ± 2.96*
16. 7.5 177.9 ± 9.48* 183.4 ± 1.66 166.4 ± 7.72 246.3 ± 1.46*
17. 8.0 184.8 ± 3.45 182.7 ± 9.82* 163.8 ± 6.64 239.0 ± 3.18*
18. 8.5 186.2 ± 7.74* 181.5 ± 3.02 * 251.8 ± 1.12
19. 9.0 187.1 ± 7.06 185.8 ± 9.62 240.7 ± 4.94 245.3 ± 4.53
20. 10.0 185.8 ± 3.38* 181.5 ± 6.16 243.1 ± 2.02* 249.1 ± 3.18
Note: All values are mean and standard deviation of three replicates.
*Significant (p<0.01)
Table 3: Cellulolytic Activity (μg/g/h) gut of Eisenia fetida after the exposure of different Zinc oxide NPs.