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What does cphy stand for?

cphy stands for Clostridium phytofermentans (gram-positive bacterium)

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This patent is significant as it provides intellectual property protection for genomic development and the use of gene combinations in Clostridium phytofermentans and other microorganisms to enhance an organism's innate ability to hydrolyze biomass and improve the efficiency and yield of ethanol produced by an organism.
Qteros, a company founded in 2006 on research done at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, is ramping up work on a strain of clostridium phytofermentans that has been renamed the "Q microbe" and seems adept at chewing up different kinds of plant cellulose - all without the help of the enzymes typically used in manufacturing - and spitting out ethanol.