Briefly give the contributions of the following scientists in formulating the cell theory
a. Robert Virchow
b. Scheilden and Schwann
Rudolf Virchow’s modern theory of cell is the cell divides and new cells are formed from the [pre-existing cells. He modified the hypothesis of Schleiden and Schwann
to give the cell theory to its final.
1. All living organism is composed of cells and products of cells
2. All cells arise from pre-existing cells
In 1839, a British Zoologist Theodore Schwann studied a different type of animal cells and said that cell had a thin layer later known as the plasma membrane. He
studied on plant cells and concluded that the presence of cell wall is a unique character of the plant cells.