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Subject: Why does cardiac muscle not fatigue?

Date: Sat Jul 17 15:54:07 1999
Posted by Faisal Nahri
Grade level: undergrad School: Hamdard College of Medicine & Dentistry
City: Karachi State/Province: No state entered. Country: Pakistan
Area of science: Medicine
ID: 932244847.Me

Unlike skeletal muscle in which lactic acid accumulates (due to 
increased activity resulting in decreased Oxygen supply), why 
does the cardiac muscle not fatigue. Please give the mechanisms 
that prevent fatigue.

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