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1. Phosphorylation
The creation of a phosphate derivative of an organic molecule. This is usually achieved by transferring a phosphate group from ATP .

2. Phosphorylation
The chemical attachment of phosphorous to a molecule, usually associated with the storage of energy in the covalent bond that is also formed. Example: attachment of the third phosphate group to ADP in the formation of the higher energy form, ATP . Photophosphorylation is a type of phosphorylation associated with the formation of ATP in the photosynthesis process.