Cell Structure and Function First Glimpse of The Cell 1662 – Robert Hooke English Scientist One of the first microscopists. Looked at thin slices of cork with a compound microscope and called the outside walls “cells”– b/c they looked like rooms that monks live in.
- before nucleus
Cell scale demo
The cytoplasm of most eukaryotic cells is filled with membranous structures that extend to every nook and cranny of the cell’s interior.
Nucleus with Pores
Liver Cell Nucleus
Electron Microscope View
Brum, Gilbert D., L. McKane, and G. Karp. 1994. Biology: Exploring Life, 2d ed. New York: Wiley.
Raven, Peter H. and G.B. Johnson. 1999. Biology, 5th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill.