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Commitments and Contingencies (Details Textual)

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Commitments and Contingencies (Details Textual) - USD ($)
1 Months Ended
May 02, 2016
Nov. 02, 2015
Oct. 08, 2015
May 31, 2016
Feb. 29, 2016
Jun. 30, 2016
Apr. 30, 2016
Jan. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Oct. 31, 2015
Aug. 31, 2015
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]                      
Class of Warrant or Right, Number of Securities Called by Warrants or Rights       107,802              
Class of Warrant or Right, Exercise Price of Warrants or Rights       $ 7.50              
Business Combination, Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed, Liabilities       $ 1,000,000              
Business Combination, Consideration Transferred, Equity Interests Issued and Issuable       750,000              
Moleculin LLC [Member]                      
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]                      
Payments for Other Fees       306,186              
Business Combination, Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed, Liabilities           $ 1,250,067          
Patent Law Firm [Member] | Minimum Fee and patent Expenses [Member]                      
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]                      
Contractual Obligation, Total                 $ 42,504 $ 65,504  
Bonwick Capital Partners LLC [Member]                      
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]                      
Letter Agreements Terms         the Company agreed to: a) pay success fees equal to 7% of the gross proceeds from any form of financing; and b) issue five-year warrants to purchase 7% of the Company’s equity securities sold with a cashless exercise provision, exercisable at 125% of the price per share of the Company’s common stock paid by investors in the transaction. In addition, the Company agreed to reimburse Bonwick for all of its out-of-pocket expenses incurred in connection with the offering, not to exceed $25,000, and fees and expenses of their counsel not to exceed $100,000.            
Success Fee Percentage         7.00%            
Class of Warrant or Right, Percentage of Securities Called by Warrants or Rights         7.00%            
Class of Warrant or Right, Exercise Price Percentage Threshold         125.00%            
Payments for Underwriting Expense         $ 50,000            
Bonwick Capital Partners LLC [Member] | IPO [Member]                      
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]                      
Reimburement of Expenses       6,266              
Payments of Stock Issuance Costs       $ 646,872              
Class of Warrant or Right, Number of Securities Called by Warrants or Rights       107,802              
Class of Warrant or Right, Exercise Price of Warrants or Rights       $ 7.50              
Bonwick Capital Partners LLC [Member] | Maximum [Member]                      
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]                      
Reimbursement Payable, Offering Costs         25,000            
Reimbursement Payable, Fees and Expenses of Counsel         $ 100,000            
Intertech Bio INC [Member]                      
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]                      
Payments for Royalties       $ 64,004              
MD Anderson [Member]                      
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]                      
Payments for Royalties       $ 44,004              
MD Anderson [Member] | Minimum Fee and patent Expenses [Member]                      
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]                      
Contractual Obligation, Total     $ 98,108           $ 45,000 98,108  
MD Anderson [Member] | Minimum Annual Royalty [Member]                      
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]                      
Contractual Obligation, Total     65,504                
Patent and Technology License Agreement [Member]                      
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]                      
Contractual Obligation, Total             $ 91,186 $ 175,000   $ 125,000  
Payments for Royalties   $ 125,000                  
License Agreement, Maintenance Fee $ 20,000                    
License Agreement, Maintenance Fee Annual Increase 10,000                    
Payments for Other Fees     300,000                
License Agreement, Maintenance Fee - Maximum Payable Per Year 100,000                    
Patent and Technology License Agreement [Member] | First Sale of Licensed Product [Member]                      
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]                      
Contractual Obligation Minimum Annual Royalty Payment Due After First Sale $ 200,000                    
Patent and Technology License Agreement [Member] | Servicing Fee payable [Member]                      
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]                      
Contractual Obligation, Due First Anniversary April 2, 2013                     $ 10,000
Contractual Obligation, Due Second Anniversary                     20,000
Contractual Obligation, Due Third Anniversary                     40,000
Contractual Obligation, Due Fourth Anniversary                     60,000
Contractual Obligation, Due Fifth Anniversary                     80,000
Contractual Obligation, Due Sixth Anniversary                     100,000
Patent and Technology License Agreement [Member] | Minimum Annual Royalty [Member]                      
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]                      
Contractual Obligation, Due in Next Fiscal Year, After Product Approval                     200,000
Contractual Obligation, Due in Second Year, After Product Approval                     400,000
Contractual Obligation, Due in Third Year, After Product Approval                     $ 600,000
Patent and Technology License Agreement [Member] | Letter Agreement [Member]                      
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]                      
Payments for Other Fees     $ 691,186