Nitrite reductase is present in
  • a)
    Chloroplast of leaves
  • b)
    Leucoplast of roots
  • c)
    Cytosol of leaves   
  • d)
    Mitochondria of roots
Correct answer is option 'A,B'. Can you explain this answer?

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By JYOTI AGARWAL · Feb 03, 2020 ·IIT JAM
2 Answers
Dronacharya Institute answered Feb 03, 2020
Photosynthetic nitrite reductase appears to be located within chloroplasts or thylakoids; a ferredoxin-dependent nitrite reductase is also present in root tissue.

JASWINDERSINGH answered Apr 02, 2020
Nitrite reductase is an enzyme involved in reduction of nitrate to nitrite. It is present in the plastids of leaves and roots. Chloroplast is present in the leaves and roots contain leucoplasts.

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