id: GO:0016310
name: phosphorylation
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The process of introducing a phosphate group into a molecule, usually with the formation of a phosphoric ester, a phosphoric anhydride or a phosphoric amide.

Child Functions

GO:0006119oxidative phosphorylation
GO:0006468protein phosphorylation
GO:0009777photosynthetic phosphorylation
GO:0031388organic acid phosphorylation
GO:0046834lipid phosphorylation
GO:0046835carbohydrate phosphorylation
GO:0046939nucleotide phosphorylation

Parent Functions

GO:0006796phosphate-containing compound metabolic process