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The Men of Cells
•Robert Hooke: 1665
•Anton van Leewenhoek: 1674
•Matthias Schleiden: 1838
• Theodor Schwann: 1839
•Rudolf Virchow: 1855 The Cell Theory
The From the discoveries of the previous five
gentlemen comes a theory about cells!!!
gentlemen 1. All living things are made of cells. 2. Cells are the basic unit of structure
and 3. New cells are produced from existing
cells. Basic Cell Parts
Basic Cell Membrane: thin, flexible barrier that
controls what goes in and out of the cell.
controls Cell Wall
Cell Picture of Cell Wall Cell Wall Microscope Nucleus
Nucleus Control center for all cell activities. Contains the cells DNA (Chromosomes) Cytoplasm
Cytoplasm Prokaryote vs. Eukaryote
Prokaryote Eukaryote: Complex cells that contain a nucleus and
many cell organelles.
many Prokaryote: Simple cells that have no nucleus and have
limited cell organelles.
Eukaryote Self Quiz
Self Self Quiz
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course BIO 110 taught by Professor Harmon during the Winter '11 term at BYU.
- Winter '11
- Cell Theory