History of the Cell Theory
By Kendra Allard
The Cell Theory
-every living thing has one or more cells.
-cells carry out the functions needed to support
-cells come only from other living cells
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
Theodor Schwann was a German botanist. In 1839, he came to a conclusion that animal tissue was made up of cells. He also wrote the Cell Theory, which was stated above.
Matthias Schleiden, a German botanist, concluded that all plant tissues are composed of cells and that an embryonic plant arose from a single cell in 1838.