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The three fundamental propositions of classical cell theory are that the cell is the most basic unit of life, all life is made up of cells and cells are formed only by other cells. Each tenet of this theory is important ... More »

The three scientists who formulated cell theory were Theodor Schwann, Matthias Jakob Schleiden and Rudolf Virchow. Schwann and Schleiden worked together to formulate the theory in 1838, and Virchow contributed to the the... More »

The three main parts of a cell are the plasma membrane, the region containing the DNA and the cytoplasm. However, not all cells have exactly the same basic parts. There is a difference between the structures of eukaryoti... More »

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