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What does TCP stand for?

TCP stands for Toxin-Coregulated Pilus

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Analysis of an autoregulatory loop controlling ToxT, cholera, toxin, and toxin-coregulated pilus production in Vibrio cholerae.
While there are more than 200 different serogroups only the O1 and the O139 strains have been known to cause epidemic and pandemic outbreaks of disease, using a toxin-coregulated pilus (TCP) and cholera toxin (CT), which other strains lack.
For example, the major toxin-coregulated pilus (TCP) gene, tcpA, of the TCP cluster possesses classical- and El Tor-specific alleles that encode identical functions but differ in their DNA sequence composition; however, the rtxC gene of the repeat in toxin (RTX) cluster is present in El Tor strains only and absent in classical strains (2,3).