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Cell theory timeline
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Robert Hooke discovered the cell.
Hans and Zacharias Janssen invented a compound optical microscope.
Anton van Leeuwenhoek discovered protozoa the single celled organism called animalcules because he thought they looked like animals.
Matthias Schleiden discovered cells in plants. Thoight that the cell was the center of the vital force.
Theodor Schwann and Matthias Schleiden were co founders of the cell theory. He contiunted Schleidens work and found plant tissues and a cell is the basis of a animal.
Rudolph Virchow demonstraated that the cell theory applied to diseased tissue as well as healthy tissue.
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