phosphorylation

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.PT06790
A process (catalysed by @E02159@) involving the transfer of a phosphate group from a donor to a suitable acceptor; in general, an ester linkage is formed, for example:,ATP + alcohol-->ADP + phosphate ester
Source:
PAC, 1997, 69, 1251. (Glossary of terms used in bioinorganic chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1997)) on page 1291 [Terms] [Paper]