Cell Biology The Discovery and Structure of Cells

by Carl Shuster, M.A./M.S.

1. Who were the first two scientists to propose the cell theory?

2. What is the smallest structural unit of living things?

3. Scientists that study cells are called

4. What features are common to all cells?

5. What is one major aspect that may differ between different types of cells?

6. What are prokaryotic cells?

7. Under what category do animal cells fall?

8. What is one major difference between animal and plant cells?

9. Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells differ in that prokaryotic cells do not have

10. The structure of a cell is independent from its function.

11. The presence of the plasma membrane allows a cell to

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
(letter to R. Hooke)
-Sir Isaac Newton,
1643 - 1727

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