Jun 7, 2012

Cell Biology, Conceptual Questions with Answers

1. What is cell?
Cell is the basic structural and functional unit of living organism. It is the smallest unit, that can carry all the process of life.

2. Who discovered the cell?
In 1665 Robert Hooke studied the cell in a thin slice of cork for the first time.

3. Who gave the cell theory?
Schleiden and Schwann gave a cell theory which proposes that the bodies of animals and plants are composed of cells and products of cells.

4. How cell arise?
According to cell theory all cells arise from pre-existing cells.