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The cell-theory; a restatement, history and critique.

@article{Baker1948TheCA,
  title={The cell-theory; a restatement, history and critique.},
  author={JOHN R. Baker},
  journal={The Quarterly journal of microscopical science},
  year={1948},
  volume={89 Pt 1},
  pages={
          103-25
        }
}
  • J. Baker
  • Published 1 March 1949
  • Biology
  • The Quarterly journal of microscopical science
A long time elapsed after the discovery of cells before they came to be generally regarded as morphological units. As a first step it was necessary to show that the cell-walls of plants were double and that cells could therefore be separated. The earliest advances in this direction were made by Treviranus (1805) and Link (1807). The idea of a cell was very imperfect, however, so long as attention was concentrated on its wall. The first person who stated clearly that the cell-wall is not a… 

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