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Cell nucleus discovery The question is debatable as Thonius Philips van Leeuwenhoek (October 24, 1632 - August 30, 1723)1, Dutch scientist first observed the cell nuleus. "In 1682 he clearly described the nucleus within the red blood cells of fish, and in 1683 he noticed the sedimentation of erythrocytes from a suspension and their lysis upon addition of water."2
It was Robert Brown (December 21, 1773-June 10, 1858)3 a Scottish Botanist who observed and gave the name "cell nucleus". Brown, is best known for the discovery of Brownian motion random movement within fluids due to molecular energy of fluid and also used as a mathematical model for Stochastic processes (random i.e. financial markets, atmospheric events).2,4

Some sources site Brown and not van Leeuwenhoek as the discoverer.5

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anton_van_Leeuwenhoek1 http://www.bookrags.com/Anton_van_Leeuwenhoek2
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How was the nucleus discovered?

The atomic nucleus was discovered by Ernest Ruthorford in the 1800's with his gold foil experiment. The earliest records of the biological (or cell) nucleus are from Antonie

What does the nucleus of a cell do?

The nucleus of the cell contains much of the DNA of the cell, and it regulates the activities of that cell, whatever those activities are. The nucleus is composed of chemical

Why do cells have a nucleus?

The nucleus contains the DNA of the cell and this is vital for cell division and also for making the proteins that the cell needs to function.

Cells that do not have a nucleus?

Prokaryotes (bacteria). Instead of nucleus, bacterial DNA is stored in a region known as nucleoid, as well as in circular structures known as plasmids.

Who discovered nucleus?

ernest Rutherford
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Who discovered the nucleus?

The atomic nucleus (chemistry, physics) - Ernest Rutherford * The cell nucleus (biology) - Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

Who first discovered the nucleus of the cell?

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How did Robert Brown discover cell nucleus?

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How was nucleus discovered?

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