MCAT Biology cards

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  1. cell theory 3 basic tenets
    • all living things are composed of cells
    • the cell is the basic functional unit of life
    • cells arise from only pre-existing cells
    • carry genetic material in the form of DNA and is passed on from parent to daughter
  2. Hooke's contribution to bio
    created the micro to looks up cork and came up with the word cells
  3. Leeuwenhoek contribution to bio
    viewed a living cell under the microscope
  4. Virchow contribution to bio
    demonstrated that diseased cells could arise from normal cells in normal tissue
  5. exception to cell theory
    viruses contain genetic material in the form of RNA but are unable to reproduce on their own
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