Development of the Cell Theory

Development of the Cell Theory

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  • He made the 1st compound people which impressed a lot of people.
  • I’m Zacharias Jansen. I created the 1st compound microscope.
  • Hooke's discovery stimulated other scientists to search for cells in other living things. Before long, it became apparent that cells were the basic unit of all forms of life.
  • Hi, I am Robert Hooke. I discovered the cell in a microscope using a cork in 1663.
  • Anton van Leeuwenhoek was the first one to observe living cells because he observed it with living things.
  • Hi, I am Anton van Leeuwenhoek. I was the first one to observe living cells also, I became one of the first people to use the microscope to study nature.
  • Matthias Schleiden was botanist who concluded the plants are made up of cells in Germany.
  • Hi, I am Matthias Schleiden. I was able to conclude that plants are made up of cells in 1838.
  • Theodore Schwann was known for he names a cell “Schwann Cell”. He was also known for his belief in the Cell theory. Also, he proved that animals are made up of cells.
  • Hi, I am Theodore Schwann. I concluded that animals are also made up of cells after Matthias Schleiden.
  • Rudolf Virchow was known for Cellular Pathology. He made the Virchow’s triad. He also proved the Biogenesis theory. Biogenesis theory is the productions of new living organisms.
  • Hi, I am Rudolf Virchow. I studied the cell reproduction.
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