define cell theory

Asked by sehzadikhatun786 | 8th Jun, 2020, 01:16: PM

Expert Answer:

In 1838, Matthias Schleiden and Theodor Schwann proposed the basic cell theory. In 1858, another scientist Virchow made an addition to the existing cell theory.
The postulates of the modern cell theory are
1. The cell is the smallest unit of structure of all living things.
2. The cell is the unit of function of all living things.
3. All cells arise from pre-existing cells.

Answered by Ramandeep | 8th Jun, 2020, 01:23: PM