Cell theory: the scientists invovled
We all know that cells are the basic unit of function and structure in life, but do we know, exactly, how the cell theory came to be? Well, in this quizlet, you will be questioned on that exact thing! Hope you studied.
Terms in this set (10)
1. All cells come from other cells
2. Cells are the basic unit of structure and function for life
3. All living things are composed of cells
To begin, what exactly is the cell theory? What are the three main points?
Hans and Zacharias Janssen are the two brother scientists who are credited with the invention of the 9X microscope.
Which two scientists are credited with the invention of the microscope?
Robert Hooke can be credited with the naming of cells. One day, whilst peering to a cork via microscope, Hooke noticed tiny rooms in the cork that reminded him of the dorms -monasteries, really, of monks. He thought to name the tiny rooms he saw as cells.
Who is the scientist responsible for naming cells as cells? Where is the name "cells" deprived?
He was a Holland based scientist who Protozoa (unicellular eukaryotic cells)
Who was Anton Von Leeuwenhoek? What did he do?
Henry Dutrochet, a French scientist, proposed that all living things were made of cells. He was the one who discovered that plants grew only because the cell numbers in the said plants was increasing.
Who proposed that all living things were made of cells, and who discovered that plants grew bigger by the influx of cells?
Robert Brown, a Scotland based scientist, noticed the nucleus for the first time and determined that the nucleus was "small-round-dense".
Who was the scientist to first notice and describe the nucleus?
Matthias Schleiden, a Germany based scientist, was the first guy to really conclude that plants, ALL plants, were composed of cells.
Who was the scientist that concluded, in 1838, that all plants were composed of cells?
Theodor Schwann, based in Germany, concluded that all animals were made of cells.
Who was the scientist that concluded that all animals were composed of cells in the year 1839?
Johannes Purkinje, a Czech Republican scientist, was the first to notice the cytoplasm, though he had an alternative name for it.
Who is the scientist in the year 1839 that used the term "protoplasm" to describe the jelly like material in the cell?
Rudolph Virchow was the finial guy, based in Germany, who determined that all cells must come from pre-existing cells. He did so in 1858.
Who is the finial guy in the lineage of the cell theory, and what did he do?