Anton van Leeuwenhoek

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Dutch pioneer microscopist who was among the first to recognize cells in animals and who gave the first accurate descriptions of microbes and spermatozoa and blood corpuscles (1632-1723)

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Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723) and Johannes Vermeer.
The production environment, located in the Antonie van Leeuwenhoek Science Park in Bilthoven, meets the high standards of Good Manufacturing Practices.
The image won't be very clear or bright, but neither were the first images seen by Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, a Dutch scientist and one of the first pioneers of microscopy.