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MARCELO MALPIGHI He made observations of tissues of living things using simple microscopes.
He also made drawings of his observations.
ANTON VAN LEEUWENHOEK He manufactured many microscopes and observed microorganisms using them.
ROBERT HOOKE He studied a sheet of cork with a simple microscope and gave the cell its name.
ROBERT BROWN He observed the inside of plant cells in more detail.
He also discovered the NUCLEUS of the cell.
MATTHIAS SCHLEIDEN He proclamed that the cell is the unit of structure in plants.
THEODOR SCHWANN He concluded that the cell is also the unit of structure in animals.
RUDOLF VIRCHOW He studied the physiology of cells and concluded that every cell carried out the three vital functions.
SANTIAGO RAMÓN Y CAJAL He proved that the cell theory also applied to nervous tissue.
MICROSCOPES ARE PERFECTED
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