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 » Science Biology Cells

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 » Science Biology Cells

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 » Science Biology Cells
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Cell theory states that all living organisms are made up of cells and that the cell is the basic unit of life. It also states that all cells arise from preexisting cells. The formulation of this theory is not attributed ... More » Science Biology Cells

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