History of protoplasm, Biology


  1. Protoplasm was first seen by Corti, 1772
  2. F. Dujardin called it "Sarcode" & observed it in animal cell
  3. Term "Protoplasm" was given by J.E. Purkinje & observed it in plant cell.
  4. Hugo Von Mohl explained the importance of protoplasm in cell division & studied the nature of protoplasm in embryonic plant cell.
  5. Max Schultze proposed "Protoplasm theory" (name given by O.Hertwing), he established similarity between sarcode & protoplasm.
  6. J.S. Huxley stated it "Physical basis of life"
  7. Nowadays protoplasm is not only physical base of life but it is biological and chemical base of life also.
  8. Brachet said that protoplasm is a molecular factory.
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