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  1. Matthias Jakob Schleiden ( German: [maˈtiːas ˈjaːkɔp ˈʃlaɪdn̩]; [1] [2] 5 April 1804 – 23 June 1881) was a German botanist and co-founder of cell theory, along with Theodor Schwann and Rudolf Virchow.

  2. M.J. Schleiden Matthias Jakob Schleiden (1804 - 1881) was Professor of botany at the University of Jena and is best known as one of the foundational architects of the cell theory. Schleiden was also an early evolutionist. As Schleiden wrote in a lecture on the "History of the Vegetable World" published in The Plant; A Biography, 1848 (translated into English by Arthur Henfrey), "We know that ...

  3. Matthias Jacob Schleiden was a German botanist who, with Theodor Schwann, cofounded the cell theory. In 1838 Schleiden defined the cell as the basic unit of plant structure, and a year later Schwann defined the cell as the basic unit of animal structure. Schleiden and Schwann articulated their observations as a unified theory—the cell theory—in 1839.

  4. M atthias Jakob Schleiden and Theodor Schwann (1810-1882) are generally regarded as the first scientists to establish cell theory. Cell theory is a fundamental aspect of modern biology. This powerful generalization has played an essential role in explaining the basic unity of plant and animal life, the mechanism of inheritance, fertilization ...

  5. May 29, 2024 · Cell theory, fundamental scientific theory of biology according to which cells are held to be the basic units of all living tissues. First proposed by German scientists Theodor Schwann and Matthias Jakob Schleiden in 1838, the theory that all plants and animals are made up of cells marked a great.

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  7. Jun 8, 2018 · Schleiden, Matthias Jakob (1804–81) German botanist, who became professor of botany at the University of Jena in 1839. A year earlier he had introduced the idea that plants consisted of cells; this theory was later extended to animals by Theodor Schwann (see cell theory ). Schleiden recognized the existence and importance of the cell's ...

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