Cell Theory - Tom Marler BIO 110 Paper 2 Oct 31 2009 Cell...

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Tom Marler BIO 110 Paper 2 Oct. 31, 2009 Cell Theory Do you know how and who help produce the Cell Theory, or what the two basic types of cells are? Understanding this and the characteristics of life shows how important the Cell Theory is when telling the difference from living and non living phenomenons. Exploring the origins of the Cell Theory unleashes essential information to better understand the connection cells have to living organisms. I believe the Cell Theory is a great example when trying to describe a living thing because it describes the characteristic of a living creature instead of providing a definition. The cell theory began with Robert Brown, Matthais Schleiden and Theodor Schwann using the method of observation. Their ability to correctly use the scientific method paved the path for Virchow to make the conclusion that cells reproduce and every cell comes from preexisting cells (PG 60). These scientists observed samples of plants and animal cells under a microscope. During their intense research they were able to produce a conclusion that stated:
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2010 for the course BIO BIO 110 taught by Professor Johnhall during the Spring '10 term at Columbia College.

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Cell Theory - Tom Marler BIO 110 Paper 2 Oct 31 2009 Cell...

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