China officially confirmed the first case of cryopreservation. Brain dead as a result of illness of the writer Do Hoon was immersed in liquid nitrogen. Thus the writer from Chongqing hoped to secure the possibility of resurrection in the future.
The operation was conducted Fund life extension “Alkor”, reports People.com.cn with reference to the newspaper “Sinitsina”. As told by the daughter of the writer Zhang Siao and doctoral student in the field of gene and cell engineering, Chinese Academy of agricultural Sciences Wei Jingliang, the brain was immersed in liquid nitrogen in Beijing, before being taken to the US for safekeeping. The publication notes that the removal of the head after death, with the consent of the patient and family members is not illegal.
The hope of the future resurrection cost the family Du Juan in 120 thousand dollars (750 million yuan). Earlier, the writer told the family that still understands – hope to come back to life after 50 years is shaky, but she doesn’t mind to use his body for an experiment.