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Letters to the Editors, August 2006

In Ask the Experts, Stephen M. Roth's answer to the question “Why does lactic acid build up in muscles?” stated that high lactate levels increase acidity in the muscle cells. Though associated with this condition, they are not the cause. For a more in-depth explanation, see www.sciam.com/ontheweb

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