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Cell Theory

review scientists that led to cell theory

Robert Hooke the first person to examine "cells" in a piece of cork under the microscope
Anton Van Leeuwenhoek Was the first scientist to observe LIVING cells such as bacteria, protists, and blood cells.
Matthias Schleiden Discovered that all plants are made up of cells
Theodore Schwann Discovered that all animals are made up of cells
The cell theory The cell is the basic unit of a living thing All living things are made of cells New cells come from old cells
Zacharias Jansen and his father Hans Invented the first microscope
Compound microscope uses two or more lenses and light to make small objects look larger
Rudolph Virchow Concluded that new cells come from old through cell division
Created by: thompsonv