Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2021
Mar. 01, 2022
Jun. 30, 2021
Cover [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name SCYNEXIS, Inc.    
Trading Symbol SCYX    
Entity Central Index Key 0001178253    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2021    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   28,943,038  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag false    
Entity Public Float     $ 168,966,957
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity File Number 001-36365    
Entity Tax Identification Number 56-2181648    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE    
Entity Address, Address Line One 1 Evertrust Plaza    
Entity Address, Address Line Two 13th Floor    
Entity Address, City or Town Jersey City    
Entity Address, State or Province NJ    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 07302 - 6548    
City Area Code 201    
Local Phone Number 884-5485    
Document Transition Report false    
Title of Each Class Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share    
Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered NASDAQ    
Document Annual Report true    
Auditor Firm ID 34    
Auditor Name DELOITTE & TOUCHE LLP    
Auditor Location Parsippany, New Jersey    
Documents Incorporated by Reference

Documents Incorporated by Reference

Portions of the registrant’s proxy statement to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to Regulation 14A in connection with the registrant’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which will be filed subsequent to the date hereof, are incorporated by reference into Part III of this Form 10-K. Such proxy statement will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission not later than 120 days following the end of the registrant’s fiscal year ended December 31, 2021.