What is cell theory ?

Asked by  | 11th May, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

The main postulates of this theory are:

(a) All organisms are composed of cells.

(b) The existence of an organism depends on the activities and interactions of its constituent cells.

(c) All cells arise from pre-existing cells.

The cell theory was formally articulated in 1839 by Schleiden & Schwann. The third postulate was added by Virchow.

 

Answered by  | 16th May, 2011, 03:52: PM

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