Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Segment Reporting (Details)

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Segment Reporting (Details) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2012
Jun. 30, 2011
Jun. 30, 2012
Jun. 30, 2011
Dec. 31, 2011
Summary of segment information          
Total Assets $ 104,594   $ 104,594   $ 122,350
Net revenues from external customers 5,742 7,463 11,378 11,359  
Operating loss (1,730) (810) (2,495) (2,292)  
Depreciation and amortization expense 678   1,340 1,349  
Income tax expense (benefit) from continuing operations 338 141 303 (13,444)  
Income tax expense from discontinuing operations 191   14    
Interest expense, net 847 674 1,622 1,063  
Ligand [Member]
         
Summary of segment information          
Total Assets 71,580   71,580   81,227
Net revenues from external customers 3,929   8,030    
Operating loss (1,514)   (1,799)    
Depreciation and amortization expense 73   128    
Income tax expense (benefit) from continuing operations 338   303    
Income tax expense from discontinuing operations 191   14    
Interest expense, net 847   1,622    
CyDex [Member]
         
Summary of segment information          
Total Assets 33,223   33,223   41,073
Net revenues from external customers 1,813   3,348    
Operating loss 245   (696)    
Depreciation and amortization expense 605   1,212    
Interest expense, net $ 0