Cell Theory Scientists Matthew Norwood

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  • Jansen

    Jansen
    JansenJansen was supposedly the first to invent a compound microscope, which could be used to see cells in the future.
  • Hooke

    Hooke
    HookeHooke was the first person to discover cells, of which he found in a dead plant; this however means they were not live cells.
  • Redi

    Redi
    First to discover the falsities of the commonly thought-to-be-correct idea of spontaneous generation.
  • Leeuwenhoek

    Leeuwenhoek
    LeeuwenhoekFirst to see a live cell under his patented microscope; it was within an animal's body and was documented as moving around.
  • Trembley

    Trembley
    TrembleyFirst to develop the experimental zoology, a science concerning animals, cells, and biology.
  • Wolff

    Wolff
    WolffDiscovered "Wolffion," or primitive kidneys.
  • Turpin

    Turpin
    Turpin drew renowned water-color drawings of biological specimens.
  • Brown

    Brown
    Discovered many parts of the cell; the nucleus, cytoplasm, etc.
  • Meyen

    Meyen
    MeyenWrote first review of plant anatomy.
  • Schwann

    Schwann
    SchwannDiscovered the nature of yeast, pepsin, and his Schwann cells.
  • Dutrochet

    Dutrochet
    Discovered osmosis, respiration, and embyology.
  • Schleiden

    Schleiden
    SchleidenFirst to write on phytogenesis.
  • Mohl

    Mohl
    First to deal with cycods, tree ferns, and isoetes.
  • Remak

    Remak
    Organized cells into ectoderm, mosoderm, and endoderm.
  • Schneider

    Schneider
    First description of cell division and its stages.
  • Virchow

    Virchow
    Discovered Leukemia cells.
  • Raspail

    Raspail
    Founder of the cell theory; coined the phrase "Omnis Cellula e Cellula."
  • Pasteur

    Pasteur
    PasteurMain supporter of the germ theory of disease.
  • Mendel

    Mendel
    MendelFirst to vividly study genetics and inheritance of traits.
  • Golgi

    Golgi
    GolgiDiscovered Golgi bodies and many nervous system operations.