Plant and Animal Cell

Plant and Animal Cell: Important Points Cell was discovered by Robert Hooke in 1665. Cell is a structural and functional unit of living beings which consists of a membrane covered mass of protoplasm. Unicellular Organisms– Also called as acellular organisms. The body of the organism is made of a single cell. Example- Amoeba, Chlamydomonas, Paramecium, Chlorella, Acetabularia, Euglena. Amoeba does not have a fixed body shape and moves around by producing certain projections in the body called pseudopodia. Paramecium possesses tiny hair-like, structures distributed all over its body called cilia which help it in locomotion. Euglena and Chlamydomonas possess one … Continue reading Plant and Animal Cell