Schultze, Max Johann Sigismund (mäks yōˈhän zēˈgĭsmŏnd shŏlˈtsə) [key], 1825–74, German biologist, director of the Anatomical Institute at Bonn from 1859. He established that the cells of all organisms are composed of protoplasm and contain a nucleus. He also studied protozoa, sense organs, muscles, and nerve endings.
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