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NOTE: Phosphorylation is the addition of a phosphate group (or groups) to a molecule.
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if you mean potential energy, then usually yes. Phosphate bonds are usually quite unstable, so their hydrolysis is an exergonic process. that hydrolysis can be coupled with other reactions ("the energy can be used")
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