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Acquisitions, Investments and Licenses - Other Narrative (Details)

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Acquisitions, Investments and Licenses - Other Narrative (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Millions
1 Months Ended
Jan. 05, 2016
Mar. 31, 2016
Sep. 30, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]        
Stock received $ 5.0      
Stock transferred $ 5.0      
Stock transferred, shares 494,462      
Stock received, shares 10,204,082      
Stock exchange agreement, consecutive trading days used to calculated average stock price 10 days      
Common stock, shares     558,053,479 546,188,516
Xenetic Biosciences, Inc.        
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]        
Stock exchange agreement, consecutive trading days used to calculated average stock price 10 days      
Relative Core        
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]        
Interest rate on notes payable   10.00%    
Relative Core        
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]        
Payment for promissory note   $ 5.0    
Promissory note receivable   $ 5.0    
Securities Pledged as Collateral        
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]        
Common stock, shares   494,462    
Securities Pledged as Collateral | Xenetic Biosciences, Inc.        
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]        
Common stock, shares   4,000,000