Leeuwenhoek, Anton van

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Anton van, Dutch microscopist, 1632-1723.
Leeuwenhoek canals - Synonym(s): haversian canals
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Anton van Leeuwenhoek may not have realized where his discoveries would lead humanity.
The mysteries of saccharomyces pastorianus (lager yeast), saccharomyces cerevisiae (ale yeast) and the broader saccharomyces family lay undiscovered until the 18th Century with the pioneering work of Dutch scientist, Anton van Leeuwenhoek, followed the next century by Louis Pasteur.
That Dutchman Anton van Leeuwenhoek is the founder of bacteriology and protozoology (the study of protozoa--the name for animal-like single-celled organisms)?
The medical microscope was invented in the mid 1600s, and by 1674 Anton van Leeuwenhoek had made lenses powerful enough to see tiny bacterial
1632: Birth of Dutch microscope pioneer Anton Van Leeuwenhoek: 'My work was not pursued in order to gain the praise I now enjoy, but chiefly from a craving after knowledge, which I notice resides in me more than in most other men,' Leeuwenhoek wrote in a letter in 1716.
WOODEN PAST Wood was among the first things that Anton van Leeuwenhoek looked at as he pioneered microscopy in the 17th century.