Cell theory is the scientific theory that describes the properties of cells, primarily that the cell is the basic unit of life, and all living things are made of cells and all cells come from pre-existing cells. Modern c... More » Science Biology Cells

The cell theory scientists were Theodor Schwann and Matthias Jakob Schleiden. Schleiden suggested that all the different parts of plants are made of cells. Schwann came to the same conclusion as Schleiden and stated furt... More » Science Biology Cells

The cell theory, which is comprised of three different but related elements, was discovered and developed by Matthias Schleiden, Theodor Schwann and Rudolph Virchow. All three men were scientists in Germany who lived dur... More » Science Biology Cells
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