Who Discovered the Cell Wall?


The cell wall was discovered by Robert Hooke in 1665. Cell wall is a rough, generally flexible layer that surrounds some types of cells. It is situated outside the cell membrane and it provides these cells with structural support as well as protection.
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Robert hooke
Plant cells were first discovered in the 17th century by scientist Robert Hooke, a genius whose contributions to science were wide-ranging and diverse. In 1665, he published a book
Yeah! many says that Robert Hooke discovered the cell, and coined the term the "cell" but he had actually seen the cell-wall, coz the cork cell are dead suberized cells.
Russian Botanist Konstantin Mereschkowsky discovered chloroplasts in 1905.
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The cell wall was discovered by Robert Hooke. He made this discovery while looking at a piece of cork tree. The small chambers he saw reminded him of monastery cells, hence the name cell. You can find more information here: http://www.visionlearning.com/library/module_viewer.php?mid=64
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