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Who was the first person to use the word 'cell'?
Robert Hooke
What is the control center of the cell?
What is made of cellulose, and provides support to the cell?
cell wall
Who stated that all plants are made of cells?
Matthiaas Schleiden
What does the endoplasmic reticulum do?
the transportation system of the cell
What are Ribosomes?
Ribosomes make proteins.
What are Golgi Bodies?
Golgi Bodies package proteins.
Who is anton van Leeuwonhoek?
First person to see bacteria
What are lysosomes?
Lysosomes digest stuff.
What are chloroplasts?
Chloroplasts contain chlorophyll and make food for a plant cell.
Who is Theodore Schwann?
He stated that 'all animals are made of cells'.
What are microtubules?
Microtubules add support to a cell; they appear and disappear.
Who is Rudolf Virchow?
He stated that 'all cells come from other cells'.
What is the cell membrane?
Controls what goes into the cell and what goes out of the cell.
What are mitochondria?
Mitochondria make energy for the cell. Mitochondria are called the 'powerhouse' of the cell.