Sabina Leonelli

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Arabidopsis, the botanical Drosophila: from mouse cress to model organism
    Sabina Leonelli
    Department of Economic History, London School of Economics, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom
    Endeavour 31:34-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Growing weed, producing knowledge: an epistemic history of Arabidopsis thaliana
    Sabina Leonelli
    London School of Economics, Department of Economic History, London, UK
    Hist Philos Life Sci 29:193-223. 2007

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Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint Arabidopsis, the botanical Drosophila: from mouse cress to model organism
    Sabina Leonelli
    Department of Economic History, London School of Economics, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom
    Endeavour 31:34-8. 2007
    ..The sudden prestige acquired by Arabidopsis research thus constitutes a remarkable historical puzzle. What made the mouse cress into the most successful model organism to date?..
  2. ncbi request reprint Growing weed, producing knowledge: an epistemic history of Arabidopsis thaliana
    Sabina Leonelli
    London School of Economics, Department of Economic History, London, UK
    Hist Philos Life Sci 29:193-223. 2007
    ..I conclude that model organisms have a double identity as both samples of nature and artifacts representing nature. It is the resulting ambivalence in their representational value that makes them attractive research tools for biologists...