The energy carrier involved in the biological energy transfer
is generally referred to as electron.
Being a quantum object, the electron has the typical
In 1897, J. J. Thomson discovered the ratio of charge and
mass for the electron by experiment and introduced it as a
new „elementary mass particle“.
Nobel prize 1906
30 years later, his son G. P. Thomson discovered the wave
character of the electron by experiment.
Nobel prize 1937