Cell theory

Timeline created by EliEdgington1
  • 1570


    His theory about how organisms go through three stages to form was used and that later was called epigenesis.
  • Disproving of spontaneous generation

    Louis pasteur set his eyes on disprooving the theory of spontaneous generation by setting up an experiment and that experiment was with a straight neck flask and a s neck flask and after weeks only the straight neck flask was discolered and he said the s neck flask would be the same if spontaneous generation is true.
  • The beginning of the cell theory

    in the early 1600s after Zacharia Janson made the microscope
  • Animolecules

    Anton van Leeuwenhoek decided to make his own microscope and looked at as much stuff as he can and discovered bacteria.
  • The letter

    Anton van Leeuwenhoek sent a letter to a collegue in england Robert Hooke and he came up with the name cell while looking at cork.
  • The start of deeper research

    Matthias Schleiden who studied plants underneath a microscope discovered that they all were made out of cells.
  • Deeper research part 2

    Theodor Schwann studied animal cells and after researching them for some time he concluded that all animals are cells.
  • The arguement

    Schwann and schlieden argued over wether or not cells came from other cells and then Rudolf Virchow stepped in and told schlieden that cells were made from other cells.
  • Photosynthesis (early)

    Jan Baptist van Helmont started to discover photosynthesis by saying that plants can't only grow on the minerals in the soil.
  • Cells nuecles

    Robert Brown analyzed a nuecleus in plant cells and neclei in animal cells and found out that there was a liquid in the cells call protoplasm and discovered that cells are made up of living material.
  • Research of different cells.

    Albrecht von Roelliker discovered that sperm and eggs are also cells
  • Cell development

    Lorenz Oken discovered smething he called infusoria Even though he was incorrect he anticipated the development of the cell