Schultze, Max Johann Sigismund

Schultze, Max Johann Sigismund mäks yō´hän zē´gĭsmo͝ond sho͝ol´tsə [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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